Bureaus

Bureaus

The Sheriff's Office is organized into five major groups: 

  • Administrative and Judicial Services - Consists of the Civil Process Unit, Courthouse Security Unit, Recruitment, and the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy.
  • Criminal Investigations - Consists of the Criminal Investigations Unit, Warrant Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit, Records Unit, School Liaison Officers, Crime Scene Unit, and the Evidence/Property Unit.
  • Patrol - Consists of the K-9 Unit, Community Action Team, Crime Suppression Team, four (4) Patrol Squads, and Twin Beaches Patrol. 
  • Special Operations and Homeland Security - Consists of the Special Operations Team / Homeland Security function.        
  • Detention Center - The Detention Center is responsible for detaining pre-trial suspected offenders to adequately assure their appearance at trial or other judicial proceedings and to hold those offenders serving short-term sentences until legally released.

Sheriff's Office Chaplains

  • Pastor Dave Mohler 
  • Bishop William Patton
  • Pastor Robert Conway