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"PROVEN LEADERSHIP"

Sheriff Evans has taken an aggressive stance to improve the efficiency of the Sheriff's Office and Detention Center.  


  Latest  Achievements:

  •  CALEA– Received Accreditation in 2010 and Reaccreditation in  2013
  •  Reduced serious crime by 50% over the past 8 years
  •  OPS–IAPRO and Blue Team software to track complaints,  accidents, use of force and firearms discharges
  •  Began random urinalysis of all sworn personnel
  •  Began a mediation program
  •  Tag Readers 
  •  Mobile data terminals
  •  Mobile Command Vehicle
  •  Full-time Special Operations Team (SOT) (Dominion)
  •  E-TIX
  •  Initiated holiday patrols
  •  Bank Robbery Suppression Patrols
  •  Significantly increased the number of traffic crash re-  constructionists
  •  Established Drug Recognition Program 
  •  New paint scheme for patrol vehicles
  •  New World
  •  Made the position of Twin Beach Commander a F/Sgt. Position
  •  Made the position of OPS Commander a Lieutenant Position
  •  Deputies in the schools
  •  Created the Citizen Action Team (CAT)
  •  Established the rank of Captain
  •  Shop With a Cop
  •  Prescription Drug Abuse Abatement Council (PDAAC)
  •  First place in the Maryland Law Enforcement Challenge
  •  Second Place in the National Law Enforcement Challenge
  •  Three (3) commanders are graduates of the FBI National  Academy
  •  Acquired a Live Scan machine

Achievements:

  • Restructured and Reorganized the Sheriff's Office 
  • Implemented additional managerial, supervisory, entry-level and support staff 
  • Underway with the National Law Enforcement Accreditation process, certification anticipated in November 2010
  • Implemented Specialized Traffic Enforcement Operations 
  • Trained nine officers in specialized traffic accident reconstruction  Techniques 
  • Obtained specialized equipment, Crash & Crime Zone Computer   Technology, to enhance the offices capabilities regarding   prosecution of fatal and near fatal crashes, as well as major crimes
  • Created an Office of Local Homeland Security 
  • Special Operations Team became certified in HAZMAT operations 
  • Special Operations Team became only the second team in the country to be waterborne trained and certified 
  • Sheriff's Office was the lead agency in developing a "capabilities   ready list" for all special operations teams throughout the state
  • Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Constellation Energy covering response to threats at nuclear facility 
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) named the Calvert County Sheriff's Office as lead agency for response to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant 
  • Created an Intelligence Unit Developed and implemented a computerized property record tracking system 
  • Partnered with the Maryland State Police and the Calvert County   State's Attorney's Office to create the Calvert Investigative Team   (a coalition of officers and employees from the three entities   housed and working together on major crime and drug investigations)
  • Obtained two Federal C.O.P.S. Technology grants in the amount of   $100,000.00 for equipping a portion of the road patrol fleet with   in-car computers and integrated digital camera system 
  • Implemented Project Lifesaver International (a program designed to track and locate lost individuals suffering from medical problems  such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease) 
  • Placed two sworn officers in the high schools as school-resource officers
  • Rid the county of Hell's Angel outlaw motorcycle gang 
  • Implemented a Pre-Trial Release Program at the Detention Center
  • Improved the mental health program at the Detention Center  
  • Developed an inmate handbook to assist Hispanic inmates 
  • Incorporated the rank of First Sergeant and Detective Sergeant into the pre-existing rank structure for management enhancement  
  • Increased the K-9 operation to have a dog per shift 
  • Increased the K-9 operation with the addition of specially trained   dogs in drug detection, bomb detection and human location  
  • Built a K-9 training facility on the grounds of the nuclear power plant with cooperation from Constellation Energy Group 
  • Built and maintain a second K-9 training facility at Island Creek
  • Obtained a grant to equip all deputies with digital cameras to   obtain photographic evidence for enhanced prosecutions 
  • Implemented a training and certification course for qualified   retired law enforcement officers pursuant to Congressional House  Bill 218 
  • Sheriff's Office called upon to handle high-level security for   Presidential visit to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant and two   Presidential Inaugurations
  • Continue to increase specialized training for all Sheriff's Office   employees 
  • Have two officers trained at the prestigious Northwestern Traffic &  Management Institute 
  • Have two officers attend both Northwestern Command School and the FBI National Academy