Sheriff Berry to be honored by Boy Scouts of America, Zekiah District

On Wednesday, October 26, at 6 p.m., at the Waldorf Jaycees, Sheriff Troy D. Berry will receive the Good Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America, Zekiah District, for his contributions and dedication to the youth in Charles County.

Sheriff Berry began his law enforcement career as a patrol officer. He specialized in the field of criminal investigations beginning in 1996. As a…

Public Notice: Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to maintain accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: Policy and procedures,…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Announces Partnership with Nextdoor

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Partners with Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods
The Free and Private Social Network for Neighborhoods Will Connect the CCSO and Residents Online
The Charles County Sheriff’s office has announced a partnership with Nextdoor (, the free and private social network for neighborhoods, to build stronger, safer communities…

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week! Every year during the second week of April, the telecommunications personnel in the public safety community are honored. This week-long event, initially set up in 1981 by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office in California, is a time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving the public. It…

CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit, using funding from the Maryland Highway Safety Office, will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Thursday, March 17 from 7 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired driving are conducted year round. The CCSO is reminding drivers who might become impaired to always designate a sober…

CCSO Operating Status

Operating Status: CODE RED.

All offices closed on Monday, January 25 for Non-Critical employees. Charles County Government and all courts are closed as…

LEOSA Training Announcement

In 2016, LEOSA Training will continue to be held the first and third Thursday of the month. There will be no training on April 21, May 19, October 6, or November 3, 2016. Please note, training will not be held on holidays.
There will be a limit of 18 spots available for each session.
Retired officers must call Rick Nichols at 301-542-6394 or Sharele Peters at 301-609-3917 to schedule a spot.

CCDC Accepting Donations for Children’s Aid Society
The Charles County Detention Center is once again hosting its Annual Toy Drive to collect new toys and monetary donations for the Children’s Aid Society. From now until December 9, citizens may leave items in the donation boxes located at any one of our three district stations as well as the CCSO Headquarters, CCDC lobby and the Community…

CCSO Waldorf Station to Close Temporarily for System Upgrade

On Saturday, September 5 starting at 8 a.m., the CCSO Waldorf Station (Districts III and IV) located at 3670 Leonardtown Road will be closed to the public due to a scheduled power outage (for that facility only) so that a generator can be installed. In case of an emergency, citizens should call 911 and for non-emergencies call (301) 932-2222. Citizens who need to speak with an officer directly…

CCSO Announces Traffic Plan and Free Shuttle Service for 2015 Charles County Fair

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit and members of the Charles County Fair Board have met and discussed traffic plans for the 2015 Charles County Fair, which will take place September 17-20 at 8440 Fairgrounds Road, La Plata.

All traffic for the 2015 Charles County Fair will move North on Fairgrounds Road. Incoming traffic will enter Fairgrounds Road from…

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