Court Security Unit

courthouse in spring

It is the duty of the Sheriff under common law to attend the courts and to provide for security of the courthouse and courtrooms. 

The Court Security Unit is comprised of contractual deputies all of whom are certified law enforcement officers with prior law enforcement experience. The personnel assigned to this unit provide the following services:

  • Maintain physical security for the Calvert County Courthouse
  • Provide protection for the judges and the juries
  • Provide security and protection for employees and visitors