The Observer

We’re Begging Police Officers to Get Off the Median

We’re Begging Police Officers to Get Off the Median

By Fiona Asbury, Editor-in-Chief

December 23, 2015

Some people have natural suspicions regarding the homeless people found shuffling along the median at Montgomery County intersections. After all, it’s impossible to know whether the sign proclaiming a lost job, previous military service, family to support or a medical condition is in fact telling the...

Police may be beach week teens’ biggest threat

Police may be beach week teens’ biggest threat

By Elizabeth Campbell, Senior Writer

April 22, 2014

By the age of 18, a person could be drafted to fight for his/her country, enter a legally binding contract, or be called for jury duty to decide the fate of another human. Yet, while the federal government places all this responsibility on 18-year-olds, many beach police treat these adults as childre...

Students have mixed reactions to armed police officer: Officer vital to safety

Students have mixed reactions to armed police officer: Officer vital to safety

By Dana Harris, Online Features Editor

October 1, 2013

Within the past few years, reports of school shootings have flooded the national media.  Too many innocent lives have been cut short by ill individuals.  These incidents may have turned out very differently had there been an armed police officer on the campus at all times. At the beginning of the school year...

Police request more staff

By Sarah Reitzes, News Editor

February 22, 2012

Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger requested Jan. 19 that more police officers be sent to the county to provide ample support for its growing population. Manger is working on a staffing plan that will outline the divisions and units which would most benefit from increased staff. “We want...

Student hit on Gainsborough

By Zack Potter, Online News Editor and Suzy Rudorfer, Circulation Manager

November 25, 2009

After a car struck a senior girl  while she attempted to cross Gainsborough Road before school Thursday, Oct. 30, the CHS administration is considering a peer-to-peer program aimed at dissuading students from being dropped off on Gainsborough or Victory Lane. Ironically, the incident occurred just...

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