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Our Electronic Storage Detection K9 Duke is ready for the holidays! ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Thanksgiving from State's Attorney Charlie Smith! ... See MoreSee Less
We would like to wish you and your family a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! The State's Attorney's Office will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. ... See MoreSee Less
Holiday safety tips from the FCSO.As the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend approaches, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office offers the following tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable weekend for everyone. Typically, this is one of the highest traveled weekends and more travelers means more chance for incidents. These tips should help in ensuring a safe trip. • Check your car and make sure it is ready. Air in the tires, oil changed, lights checked.• Keep a first aid kit, a flashlight, jumper cables, and emergency gear in your vehicle.• Ensure you share all travel plans with family and/or friends.• Follow the weather reports and plan your travel accordingly. • Get plenty of rest before driving.• Keep your seat belt on, follow rules of the road, and use caution in work zones.• Have a designated driver and do not drive impaired. • Put the cell phone down and avoid unnecessary distractions. • Make stops along the way and if you are tired, stop and get some rest.• If you experience any car issues, pull off to the side of the road as far as you can. Additionally, the FCSO offers the following tips for a safe and enjoyable shopping season. • If shopping in the early morning or nighttime hours, park near a light. • Use caution while traveling through a parking lot. Pay attention to the pedestrians around you.• If possible, hide your gifts in your trunk or cover with a blanket. Keep your goods out of sight.• Shop with a family member or friend. There is always safety in numbers.• Keep your wallet in your front pocket and if you wear a purse, always keep it on you.• If you withdrawal cash from an ATM, ensure to protect your pin.• Always lock your vehicle before walking away from it.• If shopping with children, designate a central location to meet in case you separate.• Do not pull out a large amount of cash and do not take your money out until you are ready to pay.• Do not get into a verbal or physical altercation over an item. Traditionally, package delivery thefts increase exponentially during the holiday shopping season. Consumers need to be aware when a package is scheduled for delivery and should ask neighbors to grab the package if they plan to be away. One additional tip includes providing instructions for the delivery service to place the package in a predetermined area with minimal line of sight from the roadway. For the four-day Thanksgiving weekend 2021, FCSO deputies responded to more than 1,210 calls for service and in 2020, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, deputies responded to more than 950 calls. For 2022, deputies will be patrolling the county with a heavy emphasis on shopping areas and heavily traveled roads. If you need immediate assistance, call 911. If you have a non-emergency, call 301-600-2071.We hope you and your family have a great Thanksgiving weekend. ... See MoreSee Less
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