On May 13, 2013, Deputy First Class Scott Koenig of the Caroline County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division represented the Sheriff's Office and our county citizens this night by attending the Candlelight Vigil Honoring our nations police heros who gave their life protecting others.
An estimated 20,000 people gathered at the National Police Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. Monday night for the 25th Annual Candlelight Vigil.
"At this monument 22 years ago, there were just over 12,500 names on these walls. As a special tribute to those men and women, we read each of their names in a final roll call of honor that lasted 24 hours." Craig Floyd, Chairman and CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, said during the ceremony. "Every year since, we've given that same honor to every name that has been added to this national treasure."
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The Caroline County Sheriff's Office would like to thank Caroline County Commissioners Larry Porter, Wilbur Levengood, and Jeff Ghrist for supporting the Sheriff's Office in our 2013 proclamation for "Police Week" that they just passed today (May 14, 2013). In addition, County Administrator Ken Decker and Chief of Staff Sara Visintainer also aided in the proclamations development and very much appreciate their support.
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The age old question posed often to children is – "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Getting to explore lots of interesting options is what Career Day at School is about. Thanks to the adult presenters, the students at Federalsburg Elementary School learned some surprising things about some professions, and were introduced to the Caroline County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit.
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On May 4th, the Caroline County Sheriff's Office participated in the 3rd Annual Eastern Shore Police Associations Fallen Officer Memorial Ride and Ceremony.
The purpose of this annual ride is to honor the memories of Police Officers that died in the line of duty while working on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
This year the ride drove by two (2) locations where two of our Eastern Shore officers died on duty. This is a very important ride that Camp ESPA (Eastern Shore Police Association) puts on once a year to support the law enforcement Memorial that honors our fallen heroes who died in the line of duty while working the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
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On May 2, 2013, members of the Caroline County Sheriff's Office celebrated the 30 years of dedicated service of Sergeant Frank Meyers.
Family and friends were present to share this time with Sgt. Meyers. Pictured below is Sheriff Randy Bounds presenting Sgt. Meyers with his "shadow box" that contains his badge, and other elements of the uniform he proudly wore for 30 years. Congratulations on your retirement Sgt. Meyers!
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