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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed State’s Attorney Charlie Smith to the State’s Handgun Roster Board for the remainder of a term of four years from December 8, 2020. Smith’s name will be formally submitted on the first day of the next legislation session before the Maryland State Senate. His swearing-in is yet to be scheduled.The Handgun Roster Board is responsible for determining which handguns may be sold in the State of Maryland. Maryland Public Safety Article 5-406 establishes that a person may not sell or offer for sale in the State a handgun manufactured after January 1, 1985, that is not included on the handgun roster.For more information on the Handgun Roster Board visit: mdsp.maryland.gov/Organization/Pages/CriminalInvestigationBureau/LicensingDivision/HandgunRoster.... ... See MoreSee Less
May is Mental Health Awareness MonthThe Frederick County State's Attorney's Office in partnership with the District Court created the Frederick County Mental Health Court Program to address the needs of non-violent offenders that commit misdemeanor crimes in our jurisdiction. The goal is simple, to get these offenders the proper treatment for their mental illness so that they do not reoffend. This innovative crime-fighting program gives offenders the solutions they need, while saving taxpayer money on the cost of incarceration.For more information visit our website, statesattorney.us/community-news/mental-health-court/ ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to the incredible public servants at Frederick County DFRS for their service to our community! ... See MoreSee Less
State's Attorney Charlie Smith joined Carroll County State's Attorney Brian DeLeonardo for a tour of the Phoenix Recovery Academy this morning in downtown Frederick. A delegation from the Carroll County SAO received a tour and took part in a Q&A session with school administrators. Phoenix Recovery Academy is the first "recovery high school" in the State of Maryland and specifically tailors its program to help youths who are combating substance use disorder. Carroll County State's Attorney's Office ... See MoreSee Less