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Montgomery County looks into getting rid of black police uniform

Plus: More U.S. Postal Service mailboxes broken into in the county

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Montgomery County looks into a change in uniform for its police
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said the Maryland county is considering a new look for its police officers. In the past, Montgomery County police officers wore khaki uniforms. Currently, they wear black. “There’s a pretty broad consensus that the uniforms are intimidating,” Elrich said Wednesday. [WTOP]

More U.S. Postal Service mailboxes broken into in the county
Mailboxes in Montgomery County are getting broken into in several neighborhoods and police say the problem is getting worse. Across Montgomery County, FOX 5 found several mailboxes that have been broken in to recently, including one that was tampered with right outside a post office. [FOX5]

Two swimmers rescued from Potomac River, clung to rocks for protection from current
Crews rescued two swimmers from a heavy current in the Potomac River Wednesday. The swimmers were part of a group of young people and entered water near Lambert Beach at Great Falls Park in Montgomery County. [WJLA]

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