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Allegany County Sheriff's Office

708 Furnace St, Cumberland, MD

Phone: 301-777-1585
Fax: 301-777-2254

Anne Arundel County Sheriff's Office

7 Church Cir, Annapolis, MD

Phone: 410-222-1571
Fax: 410-222-1583

Baltimore County Sheriff's Office

401 Bosley Ave, Baltimore, MD

Phone: 410-887-3151
Fax: 410-396-3545

Calvert County Sheriff's Office

30 Church St, Prince Frederick, MD

Phone: 410-535-2800
Fax: 410-535-2025

Caroline County Sheriff's Office

101 Gay St, Denton, MD

Phone: 410-479-2515
Fax: 410-479-3956

Carroll County Sheriff's Office

100 N Court St, Westminster, MD

Phone: 410-386-2900
Fax: 410-876-1152

Cecil County Sheriff's Office

107 Chesapeake Boulevard, Elkton, MD

Phone: 410-996-5500
Fax: 410-996-5505

Charles County Sheriff's Office

6855 Crain Highway, La Plata, MD

Phone: 301-932-2222
Fax: 301-609-6443

Dorchester County Sheriff's Office

829 Fldcrest Rd, Cambridge, MD

Phone: 410-228-4141
Fax: 410-228-9869

Frederick County Sheriff's Office

110 E Airport Dr, Frederick, MD

Phone: 301-600-1046
Fax: 301-600-1527
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Garrett County Sheriff's Office

311 E Alder St, Oakland, MD

Phone: 301-334-1911
Fax: 301-334-8946

Harford County Sheriff's Office

45 S Main St, Bel Air, MD

Phone: 410-838-6600
Fax: 410-836-5401

Howard County Sheriff's Office

8360 Court Ave, Ellicott City, MD

Phone: 410-313-4150

Kent County Sheriff's Office

104 Vickers Dr, Chestertown, MD

Phone: 410-778-2279
Fax: 410-778-7488

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

50 Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD

Phone: 240-777-7000
Fax: 240-777-7148

Prince Georges County Sheriff's Office

5303 Chrysler Way, Upper Marlboro, MD

Phone: 301-780-8600
Fax: 301-780-8500

Queen Annes County Sheriff's Office

505 Railroad Ave, Centreville, MD

Phone: 410-758-0770
Fax: 410-758-1961

Somerset County Sheriff's Office

30426 Sam Barnes Rd, Westover, MD

Phone: 410-651-9225
Fax: 410-651-1142

St Marys County Sheriff's Office

23150 Leonard Hall Dr, Leonardtown, MD

Phone: 301-475-4200
Fax: 301-475-6865

Talbot County Sheriff's Office

115 W Dover St, Easton, MD

Phone: 410-822-1020
Fax: 410-770-8110
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Washington County Sheriff's Office

500 Wern Maryland Pkwy, Hagerstown, MD

Phone: 301-791-3020
Fax: 240-313-2105

Wicomico County Sheriff's Office

401 W Naylor Mill Rd, Salisbury, MD

Phone: 410-548-4891
Fax: 410-548-3087

Worcester County Sheriff's Office

1 W Market St, Snow Hill, MD

Phone: 410-632-1111
Fax: 410-632-3070
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About Sheriffs

The sheriff is an elected official in a county (or independent city) responsible for keeping the peace and enforcing the law.  Sheriffs are accountable directly to the constitution of their state, the United States Constitution, statutes, and the citizens of their county. There are sheriff’s in 48 states, with two exceptions, Alaska which does not have counties and Connecticut which has no county governments.
Sheriffs are elected to four-year terms in 42 states, two-year terms in Arkansas and New Hampshire, three-year terms in New Jersey, and six-year terms in Massachusetts. In many rural areas of the United States, particularly in the South, the sheriff has traditionally been viewed as one of a given county's most influential political office-holder.

The responsibilities of sheriffs and their agencies vary considerably by county. Many sheriffs have the role of a police chief, though some lead agencies with limited law enforcement duties. Sheriffs are also often responsible for managing county jails and security at local government buildings.

An officer of a sheriff's office is typically known as a deputy sheriff, sheriff's deputy or informally as a deputy. In a small sheriff's office, the deputies are supervised directly by the sheriff. Large sheriff’s offices have several ranks in a similar manner to a police department. The actual second-in-command of the sheriff typically holds the title of chief deputy or undersheriff. In some counties, the undersheriff is the warden of the county jail or detention center.