The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is a recipient of the Triple Crown Award. The Triple Crown Award is presented by the National Sheriff’s Association to Sheriff's Offices who achieve simultaneous accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation (CAC) of the American Correctional Association, The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement (CALEA) and the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC).
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office received this award in 1998. We are the only Triple Crown Award winner in the state of Maryland and one of only 32 sheriff’s agencies in the United States to have achieved the Triple Crown Award.
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office had been continuously accredited by CALEA since 1998.