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 detective, he conducted thorough and complex criminal investigations of crimes including burglary, robbery, child abuse, rape, sexual assault, felony assault, and murder. Sheriff Berry was also assigned to the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) as an Internal Affairs Investigator (2001) and as Assistant Commander and Commander (2005-2010). In 2010, Sheriff Berry was assigned as Commander of the District III Station (Waldorf) where he had previously been a supervisor with the rank of Sergeant (2000). Sheriff Berry was elected to the Office of the Sheriff on November 4, 2014. Prior to his election, he was an Operational Patrol Commander for the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, overseeing approximately 30 officers at any given time. He graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy on December 11, 2015.
If you would like to attend the event, please contact Mr. Trey Miller, BSA, 816-832-1483 or email Trey.Miller@Scouting.org.