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School safety update shows jump in arrests in Montgomery County

March 21, 2023

Although the number of times Montgomery County Public School administrators have called police to respond to incidents is down this year — 1,329 calls so far, compared to 2,814 for all of last school year — the number of arrests has increased. Calls for service included requests for help from fire and emergency services for medical issues, along with law enforcement related calls. According to data presented to county council committees on public safety and education, the number of arrests of students in schools has gone up: from three in the 2021-2022 school year to 13 this year.

 

Article Source: WTOP

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