Corporal Bryan Peris Receives MADD Award for recognition of DWI Arrests in Caroline County

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peris madd award 300Police Officers from throughout Maryland's Eastern Shore assembled at the Wicomico County Youth and Civic Center last Friday (12/7) to be recognized by MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Maryland for their efforts in removing drunk drivers from our highways.

Corporal Bryan G. Peris of the Caroline County Sheriff's Office was presented a Certificate of Appreciation by Lisa Spicknall, MADD Maryland's Lead Victim Services Specialist in honor of his dedication to DWI enforcement.

Sheriff Bounds commented "Caroline County roads are safer because of Corporal Peris' resolve to apprehend those drivers who choose to drink and drive. To be recognized by MADD Maryland speaks volumes of his commitment to that effort."

Texting While Driving is Illegal in Maryland.

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Texting while drivingThe Maryland Sheriffs' Association is concerned about the safety of all Maryland citizens. That's why they are calling on all drivers to eliminate distractions in the car and focus on the road.

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Caroline Deputies Receive Maryland Sheriff's Association Awards

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Maryland Sheriff's AssociationThe Maryland Sheriff's Association has announced the winners of the Deputy of the Year awards for 2012. These awards are given annually to sheriffs' deputies who exhibit outstanding performance above and beyond the line of duty. A Deputy is nominated by their respective sheriff in a choice of six different categories. Nominees are then rated by an impartial awards committee using secret ballots. The winners are recognized in a special ceremony at the annual joint training conference every year.

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Greensboro Elementary School Career Day

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Greensboro Elementary Career Day 2012On October 18th, 2012, students at the Greensboro Elementary school will have more thoughtful answers to the eternal question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" after a recent career day with the Caroline County Sheriff's Office, and other professionals in various careers.

During Greensboro Elementary schools career day, students had the opportunity to learn about exciting careers from people who actually work in specific career fields. This encourages children to begin thinking about what they might want to be when they grow up. Teachers at the school increase the effectiveness of a career day event by keeping students engaged with an assortment of entertaining activities.

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New law for motor scooters and moped riders

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Maryland Scooter LawsThe Caroline County Sheriff's Office and local law enforcement are reminding the owners and riders of motor scooters and mopeds that a new law taking effect this year will make significant changes in the use of their chosen form of transportation. 

On October 1, 2012, new Maryland vehicle laws will take effect that require all motor scooters and mopeds to be titled and insured, while all operators and passengers must wear a helmet and eye protection.  These new requirements are in addition to the existing law that requires all motor scooter and moped operators to possess a valid driver’s license or a moped operator’s permit

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