Public Information

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Request Records

If you want to get copies of official police records, you may write to us or visit us at:

Kent County Sheriff's Office
104 Vickers Drive, Unit B
Chestertown, MD 21620

All record requests are to be submitted through Undersheriff Brian Kirby.

Because of concerns for privacy, you may be asked to provide proof of your identity and we may have to determine whether you are entitled to the record. There is a cost for some records.

Criminal Investigation Report $5.00
Incident Report $5.00
Traffic Accident Report   $5.00

Press Releases

We report our significant activities to the Kent County News,Easton Star Democrat and the Chestertown Spy every week.You can read about law enforcement in your community there. You can also view our Facebook page.

Annual Reports

Annual Statistical Report

Summary of Internal Affairs Complaint

Complaint Against Personnel

Community Policing

Sex Offender Registry

- By law, sexual offenders must register at least twice a year with local law enforcement agencies.

- The purpose of registration is to enable parents and other concerned citizens to monitor their environment and take appropriate precautions.

- The Kent County Sheriff's Office monitors registration for Kent County. If you have a question about the operation of the program in the County, call us at 410 778-2279.

- For an automated, web-based listing of registered Maryland sex offenders, go to .

-For an automated map display of sex offenders near your home, your child's school, or any other location, go to and enter the address.

Civil Process

One of the Sheriff's responsibilities is to serve court papers on parties in civil litigation. There is a $40.00 charge to perform this service for papers received from within the State of Maryland and a $60.00 charge for papers received from out of state. If we are unable to make service, 50% of the original payment will be refunded. Call 410-778-2279 for more information.

Eviction Instructions

Complaint Against Personnel

We can improve our service to you, the citizens of Kent County, if you inform us of our shortcomings. Call 410 778-2279 and ask to speak with the Sheriff or one of the Commanders to discuss your concern. You can print and complete the Kent County Sheriff's Office "Complaint Against Personnel Report". You may also come to our office to obtain a copy of the form or obtain one from any Deputy on patrol. You may mail the form to us or bring it to us. Our address is:

Sheriff John F. Price IV
Kent County Sheriff;s Office
104 Vickers Drive, Unit B
Chestertown, MD 21620

We will conduct an investigation of your complaint.We will also inform you, in writing:

- That we have received your complaint.
- When we expect the investigation to be completed.
- When the investigation has been completed and the disposition of your complaint.

Complaint Against Personnel

Useful Links

Kent County Sheriff's Office Policies and Procedures

Maryland Sheriff's Association

Maryland Judiciary Case Search

Maryland Court Forms

Maryland Sex Offender Registry


Kent County Government

Kent County Office of Emergency Services

Maryland State Police

Department of Natural Resources Police

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Traffic Camera