PRESS RELEASES

All Press Releases and Media Advisories are published and stored on the Frederick County Government Document Center. 

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Correctional Officer Joins Command Ranks

June 6, 2021

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Sheriff Chuck Jenkins is pleased to announce the promotion of Kenneth Anthony to the rank of lieutenant at the FCSO Adult Detention Center (ADC), effective Saturday, June 5, 2021.

ADC Implements On-Site Family Visitations

June 3, 2021

Effective Saturday, June 5, the Frederick County Adult Detention Center (ADC) Warden will implement a modified on-site family visitation schedule. This will be the first time in-person, with no contact, visitations will start back up since the ADC staff implemented COVID-19 safety measures in March 2020.

Adult Detention Center Command Officer Retires

June 2, 2021

A dedicated civil servant, with more than 5 years in the U.S. Army and 20 years of dedicated service to the residents of Frederick County, Lt. Jason Cave, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Adult Detention Center (ADC) Support Services commander, recently retired effective, May 31, 2021.

Frederick County Sheriffs Office Senior Commander Retires

June 1, 2021

With more than 35 years of dedicated service to the residents of Frederick and Carroll counties, Major Tim Clarke, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Administrative Services commander, recently ended his watch and retired effective, May 31, 2021.

Single Vehicle Collision Leaves One Person Dead

May 15, 2021

At approximately 12:15 a.m., today, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) deputies responded to the area of Buffalo and Barnes Roads in New Windsor, Maryland, for a reported vehicle rollover with injuries.

Look Out for This Vehicle Scam

May 12, 2021

Throughout these past few weeks Frederick County Sheriff Office (FCSO) deputies and detectives have responded to multiple calls of fraud in which suspects are providing fraudulent cashier’s checks for private vehicles purchased from victims.

Hershberger Joins Frederick County Sheriffs Office

May 12, 2021

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jillian Hershberger, FCSO Human Resources (HR) personnel analyst.

Three Deputies Join Command Ranks

May 10, 2021

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) is pleased to announce the promotion of three deputies to command positions within the FCSO, effective Saturday, May 8, 2021.

FCSO Responds to Stabbing Call in Jefferson

May 8, 2021

At approximately 10:30 p.m., on Friday, May 7, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) deputies were dispatched to the 4400 block of Lewis Mill Court in Jefferson, Maryland, for a stabbing incident. Upon arrival, deputies located two adult male victims. One victim suffered a stab wound to the abdomen and the second victim had severe head injuries.

Emmitsburg Armed Robbery

January 21, 2021

At approximately 12:30 a.m. today, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) deputies were dispatched to the Depaul Street area of Emmitsburg, Maryland, for an attempted armed robbery.

Male Inmate Death at Adult Detention Center

January 20, 2021

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Criminal Investigation Section (CIS) is investigating the death of an male inmate at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center (ADC) that occurred earlier today.

Overton Circle Shooting Incident

January 12, 2021

At approximately 10 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) deputies were dispatched to the area of 6700 Overton Circle, Ballenger Creek, Maryland, for a discharge of a firearm heard.