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On December 13, 2017, at 5:30 a.m., fire swept through the home of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Bryan and wife Tracy Lukens’ home, taking the life of his two young sons, 11-year-old Bryan, Jr., and six-year-old Parker.
Norristown, Pa. (July 24, 2017) – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office employees and their families will get help paying for classes going toward degree programs at Montgomery County Community College.
Norristown, Pa. (July 6, 2017) – Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny honored outgoing Chief Deputy T. Michael Beaty and swore in Lt. Adam T. Berry as the new Chief Deputy. Beaty and Berry officially start in their new roles on July 10, 2017.
Norristown, Pa. (June 28, 2017) – Eight men and one woman who collectively owe $79,775.03 in child support arrearages for 11 children were arrested overnight, during a deadbeat parent raid.
Norristown, Pa. (June 14, 2017) – Montgomery County law enforcement K9 units got some help from local tech school students, who built new suspect search boxes for a regional K9 competition being held in the fall.
Norristown, Pa. (May 24, 2017) – Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny led an overnight deadbeat parent sweep that led to 12 arrests. Ten men and two women collectively owe $95,580.11 in child support arrearages for 23 children.
New mandatory domestic violence awareness training provides Sheriff's Office law enforcement and office staff with tools to immediately help victims.
Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies arrested nine offenders wanted for various assault charges, child endangerment and nonpayment of child support, during an overnight raid, as part of the 14th Annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail.
Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny will be expanding his legal role to help fill an increased need for pro bono child advocates. Kilkenny will be taking a CLE Montgomery Child Advocacy Project course entitled “The Art of Representing a Child in the Legal Arena.”
Norristown, Pa., (July 22, 2016) – Montgomery County Sheriff, U.S. Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel and paratrooper Sean P. Kilkenny graduated from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa., with a master’s degree in Strategic Studies on July 22, 2016.
The MCSO was the first sheriff's office in Pennsylvania to earn accreditation.
Sheriff Bono's deputies arrested 17 offenders wanted for a variety of violent felonies, domestic violence charges and nonpayment of child support during an overnight raid as part of the 13th Annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail.
Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono's deputies arrested nine male defendants parents, who collectively owed $124,704.63 for 11 children during an overnight raid on July 8, 2015.
Since Bono started this operation in April 2014, 985 warrants have been received. Five hundred seventy-six defendants, of which 363 turned themselves in, were detained by the MCSO and owed a total of $4,477,729 for 704 kids.
The new Sheriff's Roundup is out! Read about the joint DUI Task Force, continued crime investigation education program with Arcadia University, Taser training and more!
Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono’s deputies arrested eight male deadbeat parents and one female, who failed to pay a total of $66,382.90 in child support for nine kids, during an overnight sweep on the early morning of May 6, 2015
Sheriff Bono’s deputies arrested nine deadbeat male parents, who represented $108,815.21 in unpaid child support for 13 kids in an overnight sweep through Cheltenham, Philadelphia and Norristown areas on the early morning of March 18, 2015.
Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono’s team of 12 deputies arrested eight out of a list of 34 DUI defendants in five hours, during an overnight raid on March 10, 2015 at 2:00 a.m. Three more defendants turned themselves in after hearing about the raid.
Sheriff Russell Bono announced the capture of Montgomery County’s “Most Wanted” criminal fugitive, Ashlee Burgoon, who was wanted on five charges.
"Sheriff's Roundup" is a quarterly newsletter of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff Russell Bono is introducing a new way for county residents to stay up-to-date on the latest “insider” news from the Sheriff’s Office with the "Sheriff's Roundup" newsletter.
Overnight raid yields 10 DUI offenders
Highlights of some of the awards that were given are Commendatory Letters and Commendations of Exceptional Service for undercover work, securing accident scenes, special investigative work, bomb threat event management and community service.
One deadbeat parent who owes over $100K is still at large.
Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono is not letting up on deadbeat parents.
Victims of scams or residents who have received calls from scammers should immediately call their local police department or the Montgomery County Detectives Bureau at 610-278-3368 for further investigation.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will offer a free Firearms Safety & Awareness Seminar for the public on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Public Safety Training Campus in Conshohocken, Pa.
Twelve deadbeat dads, who collectively owed $91,296.27 in back child support to 19 children, were arrested following an early morning raid on September 24, 2014 by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
Telephone scammers posing as Montgomery County Sheriff's Office deputies have been threatening citizens with arrest and demanding cash.
Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono is keeping the heat on deadbeat parents wherever they may hide.
Anyone who brings harm to a law enforcment K9 will now face a harsh penalty. Badges make the dogs more identifiable as an officer of the law.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has added social media tools to its arsenal to help find deadbeat parents.
Nine children may start to see some of the $59,777.07 in child support they are owed following another overnight raid.
The PA Sheriffs' Association in conjunction with PA Local Government Commission, the County Commissioners' Association of PA and the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency signed a bill to provide professional training and education for sheriffs.
A Montgomery County Domestic Relations Office “Most Wanted for Child Support” defendant was arrested on June 26, 2014 as a result of collaborative special investigative techniques used by the sheriff’s office.
Norristown, Pa., (July 1, 2014) – Montco Sheriff Russell Bono is warning residents that callers posing as sheriff’s deputies are scamming citizens with the threat of arrest if they don’t pay a fine for allegedly missing jury duty.
“Operation Friday the 13th” brought bad luck to 36 defendants, who were arrested in an early morning warrant sweep assisted by the Montco Sheriff’s Office.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has added new deputies to the rolls.
Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono kept his promise to pursue deadbeat parents regularly and unannounced. Bono ordered a team of deputies to find and arrest deadbeat parents in an overnight raid during the early morning hours on May 28, 2014.
Retired Norristown Police Department Chief Willie Richet is now the new chief deputy for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, filling the vacancy left by Alfred J. Ricci when he retired in January 2014.
Common Pleas Judge Carolyn T. Carluccio presided, as Russell Bono was sworn-in as the new Montgomery County Sheriff late afternoon on March 12, 2014 at the Courthouse.
Three new deputies will soon be on duty in the Montco Courthouse. The deputies joined the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department on February 18, 2014 and are completing their training.
Groupon and Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. partner to protect law enforcement dogs.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department revealed a leadership transition plan following the retirement of Chief Deputy Alfred Ricci last week, and in anticipation of Sheriff Eileen Behr's departure on January 17, 2014.
Montgomery County Chief Deputy Sheriff Alfred J. Ricci has announced his retirement following 48 years of law enforcement leadership and community service. Ricci will leave his post on Friday, January 10, 2014.
Sheriff Behr will leave to take a new post as Director of Police Operations at Drexel University.
The Montco Sheriff's Department (MCSD) and the Domestic Relations Office (DRO) honored their own during a commendation ceremony held at the Montgomery County Courthouse.
A distinguished council of top area law enforcement leaders addressed over 100 female officers at a leadership development seminar titled “What is Your Leadership Potential?” hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAAWLE).
November 15, 2013 - An overnight raid and weeklong search has yielded a total of 37 targeted deadbeat parents who collectively owed $374,078 to 52 children.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department (MCSD) and Domestic Relations Office (DRO) collaborated in an unannounced early morning raid on deadbeat parents with bench warrants.
Montco Sheriff Eileen Whalon Behr urged lawmakers to continue to grow high quality early education programs as a critical strategy to reduce crime, lower prison costs and save taxpayers' money.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department parted ways with its old prisoner transport school bus and introduced a new custom bus designed for increased safety and lower maintenance at a press conference on the plaza of the Montgomery County Courthouse.
Norristown, Pa., (September 27, 2013) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department (MCSD) held a commendation ceremony recognizing several of its employees and their outstanding acts of service while performing their duties.
Professionals, county employees, caregivers and seniors are invited to attend a free Elder Abuse seminar on Friday, October 18th at 8:30 a.m. at the Public Safety Training Campus, 1175 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken, Pa. 19428
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department participated in a summer youth basketball camp at the Greater Norristown Police Athletic League (GNPAL) Center in Norristown, Pa., to help teach kids anti-violence and drug resistance programs.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department (MCSD) has added several new employees to fill positions as sheriff's deputies, office support staff and a new role of public relations assistant.
Norristown, Pa., (June 26, 2013) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and Domestic Relations Office reported the final results of the weeklong delinquent child support amnesty programand the intense roundup of defendants with bench warrants...
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and the Domestic Relations Office will report the final results of the week-long amnesty program round-up and additional follow up activities by the departments on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.
Norristown,Pa.,(June 20,2013) – Montgomery County residents wondering how to properly dispose ofold and worn American Flags are able to deposit them in a designated box outside the sheriff’s department at the county courthouse.
In honor of Flag Day, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department will receive a hand-crafted flag retirement box, donated from the Patriotic Order Sons of America (P.O.S. of A.), on Friday, June14, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Sheriff's Department.
Norristown, Pa.,(June 5, 2013) – Every day, seniors are vulnerable to crime, elder abuse, prolonged illness and residential hazards when they are unable to call 9--1--1 for emergency assistance because they do not have access to a phone.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department will hold a ceremony celebrating re-accreditation by the PA Chiefs of Police Accreditation Commission on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 9 a.m. at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Main St. entrance, Norristown, Pa.
Norristown,Pa.,(May 29, 2013) – Parents who are delinquent on child support payments and have outstanding bench warrants will be able to avoid arrest, prosecution and penalties, by turning themselves into the County Domestic Relations Office, during a...
Media Alert: Montgomery County Sheriff will hold a press conference at county courthouse on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. to announce delinquent child support amnesty program
Norristown, Pa., (May 16, 2013) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Thursday will offerfree one--hour senior crime awareness presentations at local senior housing facilities and centers.
Norristown, Pa., (May 15, 2013) – The Boston Marathon bombings put all local bomb squads on notice and the Montgomery County Bomb Squad is paying attention. The bomb squad led by Unit Commander Sgt. Al Stewart, will be featured in a televised segment...
Norristown, Pa., (April 29, 2013) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department seeks to expand the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program on Monday through the county’s public schools, court system and community events.
Congratulations to the 2013 Victim Services Center Matty Muir Award winners. Det. Mark D Wassmer of the West Norriton Police Department, Patricia Morris, Health and PE Teacher at Upper Merion S.D and to Siobhan Klinger a VSC Volunteer.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department extends its congratulations to four members of the Ches-Mont Emergency Response Team.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department staff will discuss Understanding Sheriff Sales at the Montgomery County Partners for Home Ownership 2013 Housing Fair on Saturday, April 13, 2013.