Worcester County Sheriff's Office

Proud to Protect, Ready to Serve

Road Patrol

The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Division is comprised of 30 Sworn Deputies who are responsible for patrolling 468 square miles of county and serve an estimated 51,000 year round residents. Each shift is staffed with a supervisor and 3 deputies who are assigned areas within the county for patrol.

All deputies are responsible for enforcing motor vehicle laws, criminal laws, and handling calls for service within their assigned areas. Road Deputies also are assigned District and Circuit Court orders and handle after hour prisoner transports within the State of Maryland.

Road Deputies receive additional training during the year which includes use of force, diversity training, and computer related training. Deputies attend bi-annual firearm qualifications, and must maintain their qualifications each year in accordance with the Maryland Police Training Commission.