Worcester County Sheriff's Office

Proud to Protect, Ready to Serve


Copies of Accident and Incident Reports may be requested through our office and are generally available ten (10) business days from the date of the event. Copies may only be issued when requested via the involved insurance agency, the involved person, or by way of the executor of the will. There is a fee for copies and you should call in advance when requesting a copy. Copies must be picked up from our office, unless requested by the insurance agency. You may also obtain a copy of an Accident Report by going online to www.crashdocs.org and entering your report number issued by the responding Deputy.

Juvenile Reports must be requested through, and are issued from, Department of Juvenile Services. To make a request under the Freedom of Information Act, complete our PIA Form. Forms can be mailed to:

Worcester County Sheriff’s Office
ATTN: Susan Ailstock
One West Market Street Rm. 1001
Snow Hill MD 21863.

Further questions/inquiries can be addressed to Susan Ailstock at sailstock@co.worcester.md.us or 410-632-1111 Ext.2231

The Worcester County Sheriff's Office offers the 4-hour certification course as part of the State of Maryland's requirements implemented to purchase a handgun. The following persons are exempt from being required to obtain this certification:

  • Members of the US Armed Forces, including Reserve and National Guard.
  • Honorably discharged members of the US Armed Forces.
  • Active & retired duty law enforcement in good standing.
  • Persons who lawfully owned a regulated firearm prior to October 1, 2013.
  • Persons who have completed a Maryland Hunter Safety Course.
  • Persons who have completed a Certified Firearms Training Course approved by the Secretary of Public Safety.
  • An employee of an armored car company that has a permit issued under Title 5, Subtitle 3 of the Public Safety Article

The use of the Worcester County Firing Range is open to the public every Saturday, with the exception of certain holiday weekends and weather related closures.  The public hours are from 8am-12pm.  The cost is $5.00 per person.  Targets are provided and we ask that you bring ear and eye protection with you.  We offer both pistol and rifle lanes.

The Worcester County Firing Range is located at 9400 Langmaid Road Newark, MD.

Call 410-632-1111 to find out if we are open and/ or with questions or concerns.

Note:  The last range day open, will be the last Saturday prior to Thanksgiving.  We will re-open the following year as the weather permits.