Wicomico County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Michael A Lewis
Address 401 Naylor Mill Road
Salisbury MD 21804
Phone 410548-4891
Website http://www.wicomicosheriff.com/

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Wicomico County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff (Non-Certified) $57,200 December 31, 2024
Wicomico County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff (MPTC Certified) Up to $65,336 based on experience December 31, 2024
Wicomico County Sheriff's Office - Part-Time Court Security Judicial Protection Deputy Sheriff $25.38/hour December 31, 2024
Wicomico County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff School Resource Officer (SRO) 10 Month Seasonal Position Up to $31.41 hourly based on experience December 31, 2024

Wicomico County Sheriff's Office


The Sheriff's Office is law enforcement work involving criminal, traffic and civil laws. Deputies possess all of the powers normally conferred upon police officers of the state of Maryland, and use these powers to enforce laws affecting the criminal, traffic and civil laws of Wicomico County, the State of Maryland, and the United States. This work involves extensive contact with the public, and considerable time is spent in gathering evidence, presenting evidence in court, and in testifying for the prosecution of apprehended violators. Deputies may be faced with various situations such as working in inclement weather, pursuing fleeing subjects and physical arrest. Deputies must possess the ability to work effectively with the public and other law enforcement personnel in accomplishing their assigned duties.

The lead Wicomico County Law Enforcement Agency is the Sheriff's Office. This Office is always interested in speaking with men and women interested in a law enforcement career. Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office and are held for one year. If you wish to keep your file active past the one year mark, you should call the officer in charge of training/recruiting to request that your application be updated.

Mission Statement

We, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, exist to serve all people with respect, fairness, and sensitivity. Empowered by the community to protect the lives, property, and rights of all people. To enforce the law impartially by providing quality service in partnership with the community. We will strive to attain the highest degree of ethical behavior and professional conduct at all times. To fulfill its mission, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective training and leadership.


Wicomico County is located in the southeastern part of Maryland's Eastern shore, on the Delmarva Peninsula, and has a population of 104,000.
Wicomico County is home to over 1,500 acres of parks and trails where visitors can hike, bike, play, relax, and explore the area's natural beauty. The Wicomico and Nanticoke rivers course through Wicomico County, emptying into the Chesapeake Bay. Dozens of other creeks, streams, inlets, and marshes lace through the land, providing visitors with over 1,000 miles of waterways to explore. Visitors can easily access the bay and tributaries for fishing, crabbing, clamming, boating, paddling, and exploring.
Wicomico County has something for you. On a beautiful day, walk through the free Salisbury Zoo, where you can see an Andean bear, monkeys, flamingoes, and more. Head to the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art and see all kinds of interesting exhibits. Cheer for the home team – the Delmarva Shorebirds, a Class A Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.

Wicomico County is the home of Wor-Wic Community College and Salisbury University, a Division III school offering many studies.

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