The Sheriff’s Office plays a major role in the public safety of Anne Arundel County. The Sheriff's Office is the primary clearinghouse for court orders of arrest in Anne Arundel County. These documents include arrest warrants, bench warrants, body attachments, fugitive warrants, governor’s warrants, grand jury indictments, and juvenile detention orders.
The Sheriff’s Office operates a specialized unit dedicated to serving warrants. Thousands of warrants are served each year. The Sheriff’s Office also regularly coordinates its efforts with allied police agencies including the Anne Arundel County Police Department, the Annapolis Police Department, and the Maryland State Police to name just a few.