COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION:  On Sunday, November 6 at 4 a.m., all Charles County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency numbers, as well as the Charles County Detention Center main line, will be out of service for approximately one hour for a maintenance update.  These numbers include (301) 932-2222,  (301) 743-2222, (301) 932-7777, and (301) 932-3100.  None of the county’s emergency lines will be affected. Anyone wishing to contact the CCSO or CCDC regarding a matter that is not an emergency during this time period is asked to call after the work has been completed.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.


The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit