February 2, 2023

Sheriff’s Office Honors Somerville


Maryland’s first sheriff’s office recently honored Maryland’s first African-American sheriff. On Feb. 22, 2018, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office honored former sheriff Joseph Lee Somerville Sr., the first African-American to be elected sheriff in the state.

Event to Honor Former Sheriff Somerville

Event to Honor Former Sheriff Somerville

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will honor former sheriff Joseph L. Somerville, the first African-American sheriff in the state of Maryland, at an event Feb. 22, 2018.