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CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit will be conducting two field sobriety checkpoints tonight, Aug. 29 in the Waldorf area. In addition, officers will be conducting saturation patrols throughout the county looking for impaired drivers over the Labor Day…

Ensuring a Safe Return to School

This year, Aug 25, marks the opening day of school for students in Charles County and Charles County Sheriff’s officers, school resource officers and crossing guards will be on hand to help ensure a safe return for all students. Officers will be patrolling in and around schools and watching for speeders and violators of the red flashing lights on school buses. Crossing guards will assist thos…

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION IN BURGLARY CASES: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for several recent burglaries of standalone businesses in the White Plains and La Plata areas. In most cases, the suspect(s) struck overnight and gained entry into the business by breaking in through a rear door or…

CCSO Invites County Residents to National Night Out

Attention all neighborhoods: On August 5, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., neighborhoods throughout Charles County are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for National Night Out. Sheriff Rex Coffey, the women and men of the CCSO, McGruff the Crime Dog and McGruff’s nephew Scruff, will join residents to celebrate the community’s alliance against crime, drugs and…

Fingerprinting Schedule for Memorial Day

The CCSO Fingerprinting Office at St. Charles Towne Center will be closed Mon., May 26 for Memorial Day. The CCSO will operate special hours on Fri., May 30, from noon to 5:30 p.m. for electronic fingerprinting only. For more information about fingerprinting, please click…

School Officer, Students Seek Military Care Package Donations

Officer Cook, the School Resource Officer assigned to Milton Somers Middle School, is helping her students collect donations for care packages to send to members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Please consider donating any of the items included in this list:

Milton Somers Care Packages

Monetary donations will also be accepted and will be used toward the cost of mailing the packages. Eac…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year, from Sheriff Rex Coffey and the CCSO. If you plan to celebrate tonight, please remember to be safe and responsible: Don’t Drink and Drive.

We are increasing our patrols tonight and asking citizens to help us by reporting drivers who appear to be intoxicated. If you see a suspected drunk driver, call us immediately. If you are at a party or restaurant and observe an intoxicated…

Merry Christmas

Sheriff Rex Coffey and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office wish you and your families a safe and merry Christmas. We reflect today on the kindness and generosity we witness in our community throughout the year. WE CARE, and we know you care, too, and that’s the key to keeping our community safe. We look forward to the great things we will accomplish together in the New Year. In the meantime, b…

United We Stand

We stand together today in our remembrance of lives lost and our resolve to always fight for peace and freedom. Confronted by tragedy we grew closer; confronted by our enemies we grew stronger. Our will was tested and we stood proudly as one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Sheriff Coffey and the CCSO take this moment to honor the 9/11 victims and reaffirm our…

Harry Nice Bridge Detour Plan

Governor Harry W. Nice Bridge

Residents of the Cobb Neck/Route 257 Corridor and Cliffton on the Potomac may download the emergency plan set up in case of a bridge closure. All other motorists should follow the direction of the law enforcement agency assisting with traffic.

Harry Nice Bridge Detour Plan

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