May 18, 2024

Free Firearm Safety Kits Available

Firearm Safety

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will distribute free firearm safety kits, while supplies last, to county residents in a community safety initiative.

Sheriff’s Community Survey Results


The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has published responses to its 2023 Community Survey. The survey’s objective was to assess citizen satisfaction with the quality of services provided by the agency.

Triad Council Hosting Coffee With the Sheriff


The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging and Human Services and the Triad/SALT Council invites local senior citizens to Coffee With the Sheriff at 10am Thursday, July 20, 2023, at the Loffler Senior Activity Center.

Deputy Earns Sheriff’s Medal After Being Injured in Assault


St. Mary’s County Sheriff Steve Hall recently made a visit to the home of one of his deputies to award him with a Sheriff’s Office Purple Heart Medal. Patrol Deputy Devin Absher had been injured while responding to an assault call.

Sheriff’s Office, School Safety Programs Continue


The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer and Adopt-a-School programs will continue in the county’s public schools.

Community Briefing on Cannabis Legalization


The St. Mary’s County Health Department will host a briefing at 6:30pm Wednesday, June 7, 2023, to share information with the community on the upcoming legalization of cannabis for adult use in Maryland.

Community Invited to Law Enforcement Appreciation Event

Law Enforcement

St. Mary’s County residents are invited to celebrate this year’s Law Enforcement Officers of the Year and to remember the men and women who gave their lives in service to their community at an event May 2, 2023.

LSM Execs See the Front Lines of Public Safety

Public Safety

The Leadership Southern Maryland Executive Program went behind the scenes of public safety on April 7 to learn about the operations and critical issues of tri-county law enforcement and fire and rescue services.

3 Decades of Sheriff’s Office Leadership


A rare assembly of St. Mary’s County’s living sheriffs represents three decades of sheriff’s office leadership.