Sheriff 's Office

  1. Theft of Skid Loader Attachment

    On 11/21/15 the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Ijamsville Road and Prices Distillery Road, for a theft of a skid loader attachment that occurred over night. Read on...

    On 11/17/15 the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joseph Jenkins, age 27, of Frederick. Jenkins was charged with: theft under $1000, destruction of property, resisting arrest, obstructing and hindering, and making a false statement . Read on...
  3. Statement to Citizens from Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins Regarding Heightened Awareness

    “In light of the recent deadly attacks in Paris by ISIS, the threat level for similar type attacks within the United States has increased as ISIS has now openly threatened to attack America on our own soil, more specifically nearby Washington, D.C. Read on...
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Frederick County Sheriff's Office
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office exists to serve the community. Service to our community is our primary responsibility. We understand that we are one of the few agencies of government that never closes, and therefore, may be called upon to perform many different tasks for the community. If we are unable to provide a requested service, we will recommend an appropriate action or agency. We will always strive to professionally and enthusiastically respond to the community's needs.

In fulfilling our mission, we need the support of our citizens, elected representatives, and city officials in order to provide the quality of service our values commit us to providing.

2015 Law Enforcement Center Open House

Watch Sheriff Chuck Jenkins on FCG TV's "This Week in Frederick County".

Magazine Feature

Check out the Sheriff's Office featured in Maryland Sheriff Magazine.

Sheriff Charles A. Jenkins

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Annual Report


The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Fingerprinting services will be closed on Wednesday, 11/11/15 for Veterans Day. Fingerprinting services will resume on 11/12/15.

Fingerprinting services normal hours are 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday. 
The Sheriff’s Office accepts credit/debit cards, checks and money orders as payment for fingerprint fees.  Cash and American Express are NOT accepted.  For more information contact the Fingerprint Information Line at 301-600-4058.