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3 days ago
Congratulations to our Drug Treatment Court graduates and the entire Drug Treatment Court Team. We are so proud of you all and wish you all the happiness and success. The Frederick County Drug Treatment Court (DTC) is a voluntary, non-adversarial judicial response to non-violent, Substance Use Disorder offenders charged in Circuit Court. The DTC is a post-plea, pre-sentence program. The DTC provides a comprehensive program of supervision and treatment, which includes substance abuse treatment, education, and vocational and rehabilitative services. ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
On Friday, the second cohort successfully completed their third and final week of the “Public Safety Leadership: The West Point Model” training program! This 120-hour program focuses on cultivating leaders within public safety organizations, and challenges participants to apply their knowledge and skills each day to unlock the potential of those they lead. This year the class consisted of dedicated members from law enforcement agencies, fire and rescue, as well as civilian employees. Thank you to Dr. Dave Mather for your phenomenal instruction and guidance throughout the three-week journey. Your material and methods of teaching have motivated the class to go out and make an impact within their organizations. The City of Frederick, Frederick County (MD) Fire & Rescue, Frederick County State's Attorney's Office, Frederick County Sheriff's Office, MD - Integrity Driven • Community Built, Maryland State Police, Brunswick, MD Police Department, Ross Township Police Department, Montgomery County Police Department, Rockville City Police Department, Mount St. Mary's University, and Fort Detrick USAG ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
This week Laura Wilt, the Chief of our Juvenile Unit, was invited to attend the Coalition for Juvenile Justice National Conference in Washington. This year's conference focus was on re-envisioning youth justice and treating young people as individuals. Ms. Wilt has been an appointed member to the Governor's State Advisory Group for the last three years. The State Advisory Group serves as the voice of juvenile Justice reform and policy focus for the state. Pictured are members of the SAG. ... See MoreSee Less
Frederick County State's Attorney's Office is with National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at Office of Justice, Department of Justice.
2 weeks ago
40th Annual National Missing Children's DayIn 1983, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day. Today our office joined Attorney General Merrick Garland and the U.S. Department of Justice to commemorate Missing Children’s Day with a ceremony, honoring the heroic and exemplary efforts of agencies, organizations, and individuals to protect children.Missing Children’s Day is dedicated to encouraging parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority. It serves as a reminder to continue our efforts to reunite missing children with their families and an occasion to honor those dedicated to this noble cause.The Frederick County SAO are NCMEC Community Education Partners and we stand by our partners at @MissingKids. Be a child advocate and join us in supporting the critical mission of the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children. missingkids.org#NationalMissingChildrensDay ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
CONGRATS to the Frederick County Mental Health Court graduates! We are so grateful to be a part of this amazing team. The Frederick County District Court’s Mental Health Court Program (MHCP) strives to compassionately and effectively address the needs of individuals with mental disorders in the criminal justice system by connecting participants to comprehensive and individualized treatment supports and services in the community. The MHCP is a post-plea, pre-sentence specialty court. The court project is a widely collaborative, community-based effort committed to providing access to resources, training, and expertise to address the unique needs of this population.Through intensive supervision, collaboration among the community partners and behavioral health services, the goal is to achieve and maintain stability of the individual’s mental illness and to keep them out of jail and on the path to being a positive, contributing member of the community.www.fredericknewspost.com/news/crime_and_justice/courts/mental-health-court-graduates-celebrate-t... ... See MoreSee Less
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