Eight months ago, the Montgomery County Council formed the Montgomery County Organizational Reform Commission with the mandate to recommend ways to restructure the way County agencies do business to save money and increase efficiency.
One of the Commission’s primary recommendations is to consolidate the Park Police and the Montgomery County Police Department
Not only will the consolidation save taxpayers at least $2 million a year, but will enhance the efficiency of communication and improve response times in a vast majority of County parks. The merger also will make additional County Police officers available to provide support and respond to calls for services in the parks.
Read more details (pdf) about the benefits of consolidation.