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Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. Administrative offices will open two hours late. Day care programs in school buildings may open at 10:30 a.m.

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Todas las escuelas de Montgomery County Public Schools permanecerán cerradas el día de hoy debido a las condiciones de emergencia por tiempo inclemente. Todas las actividades escolares y comunitarias en los edificios escolares también quedan canceladas. Todas las oficinas administrativas abrirán dos horas más tarde. Programas de cuidado diario que funcionan en edificios escolares podrian abrir a las 10:30 a.m.

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Department of School Safety and Security

promoting safe and secure learning and working environments

Safe Schools 24-hour Hotline: 301.517.5995

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What we do


The Department of School Safety and Security is committed to promoting safe and secure environments for MCPS students and staff with the highest level of customer service.

To do so, we leverage technology as well as partner with the school community, public safety and law enforcement agencies.

Through these partnerships, we are able to provide support, resources, and training to all schools and facilities at MCPS.

Everything we do is aimed at working toward the common goal of success for every student.

Department Functions

On a continual basis we:

  • Provide 24-hour security for Montgomery County Public Schools and school system assets
  • Liaise with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies
  • Coordinate and implement comprehensive safety and security programs for the school district
  • Develop and implement security initiatives for closed-circuit television camera, visitor management, and access control systems

Who we are

Contact us

Department of School Safety and Security
Carver Educational Services Center
850 Hungerford Drive, Room 131
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone 301.279.3066
Fax 301.279.3192



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