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Teen Driver Program

The Teen Driver Program is designed to help new drivers understand their responsibilities under the Maryland Graduated Licensing system and to help them be more aware of the legal consequences of inappropriate behavior behind the wheel.

If interested in the Teen Driver Program, please contact Dfc. Carly Hose at 240.313.2195.

 

The Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Awareness Program

The purpose of The Sheriff’s Citizen Law Enforcement Awareness Program is to give the community the opportunity to learn about the different divisions and Units within the Sheriff’s Office.

This program runs for eleven consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30, with two Saturday sessions of practical instruction. Hands-on activities will include exercises using the Fire Arms Training Simulator (F.A.T.S.) and training in citizen’s emergency response techniques. Classes are held at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division.

Anyone interested in participating should contact Dfc. Carly Hose at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, 240-313-2195.

Individuals requiring special accommodations are requested to contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, 301-791-3020 Voice/TDD, to make arrangements no later than ten (10) working days prior to the meeting.

 

Sheriff’s Prescription Drug Turn-In Program 

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office want citizens to know that there  is  a  safe  and correct  way  to  dispose  of  unused,  expired,  or  unwanted  medications.

There  are  many  risks  associated  with  storing  prescription  drugs, which  are  not  part  of  a  current  drug  therapy.   Medications stored as leftovers from previous prescriptions lose there effectiveness over time. Having quantities of stored drugs in your home could lead to medication mistakes and accidental ingestion. Unauthorized access of stored medications may result in the drugs being stolen and abuse.  

It is important to our environment that unused medications are disposed of properly. Placing them in household trash or flushing them down a toilet or drain puts our ground water at risk. Sheriff Douglas Mullendore  encourages  the  community  to  bring  their  expired and unwanted  prescription  medications to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division, located at  500 Western Maryland Parkway, Hagerstown, MD so that these drugs may be safely disposed of in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.  Medications are accepted 24 hours per day, every day of the year, with no appointment necessary.

For more information please contact Sgt. Jim Holsinger, 240-313-2194.

 

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