About Sheriff

  1. Awards

    Read about the recipients of department awards.

  2. Chief Assistant Sheriff / Staff

    The Chief Assistant Sheriff is “second in command” of the Office of the Sheriff, as provided in 2-309, (r) (2) (I) of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

  3. Fallen Heroes

    Over the 317 year history of the Office of the Sheriff, two deputy sheriffs have lost their lives in the line of duty.

  4. History

    On April 22, 1696, Colonial Governor Sir Francis Nicholson appointed Thomas Greenfield the first Sheriff of Prince George’s County, which makes the Office of the Sheriff the oldest law enforcement agency in the County.

  5. Letter from the Sheriff

    Read through a message from Sheriff Melvin C. High.

  6. Sheriff Bio

    Learn more about the Sheriff and his background.