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Montgomery County police targeted unbelted people in cars in an attempt to reduce vehicle fatalities.
A statewide gun turn-in program included three drop-off locations in Montgomery County, police said.
Using red light and speed cameras, targeted stings and other methods, police departments and municipalities hope to prevent pedestrian-related accidents, after a number of fatalities.
Since 2011, 25 people in the two counties have died in pedestrian accidents. Here is more information on when and where each of these accidents occurred.
Some Maryland jurisdictions were surprised by the large number of guns turned over to police.
In the first two of a series of "pedestrian stings," 128 drivers were ticketed for not yielding to pedestrians in Aspen Hill and Bethesda.
Montgomery County police say drivers aren't yielding to pedestrians at crosswalks.
Revenue is down for automated traffic enforcement, even as police consider dozens of new locations, The Examiner newspaper reported.
Eleven police stations throughout the county will participate in the national Drug Take Back Day.
MCFRS Chief Richard Bowers explains when to use each emergency number.
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