Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Charles County Sheriff Frederick E. Davis announces Charles County citizens are invited to become Honorary Members of the Maryland Sheriffs' Institute (MSI).
MSI provides support to the 24 Sheriff's offices in Maryland by expanding and improving training opportunities for officers, providing public safety education to citizens, educating youth through school-based programs and helping to protect senior citizens.
Membership forms have been mailed and are also available by contacting the Charles County Sheriff's Office Public Information Office at 301-609-6538. Individuals choosing to join the voluntary program can do so for as little as $20, while businesses can show their support for a $35 contribution. The funding provides critically important technical resources, training, and legislative support on key criminal justice issues.
Forms and additional information are also available by contacting the Maryland Sheriffs' Institute by mail at 12 Francis Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21404, or by phone at 410-269-4237. Information is also available online at www.mdsheriffs.org. Contributions are tax-deductible.
The membership program was formed to provide citizens with an opportunity to lend their support to more effective law enforcement and to help local law enforcement officers protect the lives and property of citizens.