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Investigations Bureau

The headquarters for the Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services Bureau is located in Hampstead and is commanded by Major Charles Rapp. The administrative team ensures that all criminal related issues reported to the Sheriff’s Office are thoroughly and accurately investigated by field and investigative deputies.  Sworn and non-sworn support personnel also provide post incident investigative and victim support to identify suspects, locate offenders, while protecting victims, Judges and the Juries administering justice.

Though singular in purpose, the bureau is divided into many specialized areas within two Divisions.

Criminal Investigation Division

Judicial Services Division

Northern Satellite Office


Carroll County Sheriff's Office • 100 North Court Street • Westminster, Maryland 21157
410.386.2900 or 1.888.302.8924

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is committed to recruiting initiatives that reflect a fair and impartial representation of minority groups and females among its employees and applicants in approximate proportion to the minority composition of the Carroll County community.