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Sheriff's Office

To serve the citizens of Anne Arundel County and advance the Criminal Justice System and the Public Safety of Anne Arundel County by providing professional and uncompromising service through teamwork and a commitment to excellence.

 
 

Our Mission

To serve the citizens of Anne Arundel County and advance the Criminal Justice System and the Public Safety of Anne Arundel County by providing professional and uncompromising service through teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
 
To preserve and maintain the safety and dignity of the Courts and of all individuals through fair and impartial performance of duty.
To achieve professionalism in every facet of our operations and to maintain the highest level of personal integrity.
 
To cooperate with and assist other Law Enforcement Agencies in carrying out their duties, and to enforce the laws of Anne Arundel County and the State of Maryland.
 
To fulfill the duties of the Office of the Sheriff in a dignified manner so as to inspire the confidence of the public and to consistently strive to advance the quality of life in Anne Arundel County.
 

About the Sheriff's Office

The Sheriff’s Office is comprised of three bureaus:  Administration, Operations and Security. 

The Administration Bureau is overseen by the Chief Deputy and houses the Sheriff’s Administrative staff including Human Resources, Finance and Training. 

The Operations Bureau is supervised by a Sheriff’s Captain who is responsible for the Warrant Teams, Civil Process Unit, Document Control Unit, Domestic Violence Unit, Communications Center, and K-9 Unit.

The Security Bureau is supervised by a Sheriff’s Captain who is responsible for the Transport and Detention Unit and the Security Teams.

History of the Sheriff's Office

Ronald Bateman
Sheriff