October 23, 2020

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County Series Puts Focus on Small Businesses -

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Mobile Food Drive Set Oct. 24 -

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Pandemic Sending Residents Outdoors -

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Here’s a Way to Keep Maryland Beautiful -

Friday, October 16, 2020

For 4th Time, Sheriff’s Office Earns National Accreditation

Sheriff's Office National Accreditation

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was awarded with its fourth reaccreditation on July 30 by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

Lex Park-St. Maries Optimists Donate Water for Summer Patrols

Lexington Park St. Maries Optimists

Lexington Park-St. Maries Optimist Club recently donated cases of water to the officers of the Maryland State Police and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office in Leonardtown, MD.

Sheriff Seeks Grant to Purchase Ballistic Helmets

Sheriff's Office

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office intends to apply for a US Department of Justice grant to purchase ballistic helmets for the county’s civil disturbance unit.

Sheriff’s Office Honors Somerville

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.

New Sheriff’s Deputies Sworn In

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office congratulates the eight new deputies who were sworn in and graduated from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy on Feb. 9, 2018.

McKay Leaving Law Enforcement Alliance

McKay, Pamela of sheriff's office

Pamela McKay, civilian administrator at the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, is stepping down as president of the Chesapeake Region Law Enforcement Accreditation Alliance.

Correctional Officer Earns Gov.’s Award

Correctional Officer Honored

Correctional Officer First Class Kristie Ardire became the second officer at the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to be selected for a prestigious Governor’s Crime Prevention Award.

K9 Cooper Retires From Sheriff’s Office

K9 Cooper

A respected member of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has handed in his badge for a life of relaxation, rest, and rabbit-chasing. K9 Cooper, a bloodhound who has become well-known in St. Mary’s County, retired in November.

Drug Drop-Off Initiative Protects Consumers

opioid epidemic

St. Mary’s County has made a drug drop-off available at all times to help dispose of prescription drugs.

Parade Planners Ready! Just Need Spectators: Saturday Morning

Help drum up a crowd to watch the hundreds putting their best feet forward to honor the brave men and women of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.