Kent County Sheriff's Office (Maryland)
The Kent County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is the primary law enforcement agency servicing a population of 19,983 people within 279.43 square miles (723.7 km2) of jurisdiction within Kent County located on Maryland's eastern shore.
The KCSO was created in 1648 with Henry Morgan appointed as the first sheriff.
Nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, the KCSO is full-service organization. The current sheriff of the KCSO is John F. Price IV. The agency is sub-divided into six units:
- Victim Services
- School Resource
- Patrol Division- within the Patrol Division, there are three units:
- K-9 Unit
- Community Policing Unit
- Bicycle Patrol Unit
- Services Division
- Kent Bureau of Investigation