December 8, 2023

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.

Get to Know Your Neighbors Aug. 1


On Tuesday, August 1, lock your doors, turn on your outside lights, c’mon outside, and get to know your neighbors. Celebrate National Night Out in St. Mary’s County.

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.

School Resource Officer Program Expands

Resource Officer

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office school resource officer program is expanding into the county’s public elementary schools.

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.

County’s 1st School-Based Health Centers Open

Health Centers

The St. Mary’s County Equity Task Force announced the opening of the first school-based health center facilities in St. Mary’s County — at Spring Ridge Middle School and at Margaret Brent Middle School.

Lex Park COPs Unit Food Drive a Success

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Lexington Park COPs Unit collected food Dec. 19, 2020, at the Weis grocery store in Lexington Park. By all accounts, the event was a success!

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.