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R. Jay Fisher, Sheriff

County Courts Building
Ground Floor
401 Bosley Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204


Main Office
Phone: 410-887-3151

Warrant Squad
Phone: 410-887-2031

Applicant and Internal Affairs Unit
Phone: 410-887-3356

Meet the Sheriff

Image of Baltimore County Sheriff, R. Jay Fisher.

Sheriff Fisher has thirty-three years of professional law enforcement experience with the Baltimore Police Department. Prior to his retirement he was the Operational Commander of the nationally acclaimed Warrant Apprehension Task Force, a unit that is multi-jurisdictional and responsible for serving warrants throughout the State of Maryland. Sheriff Fisher is the recipient of numerous commendations and awards. He is a graduate of The University of Baltimore and received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Sheriff's Vision

Sheriff Fisher's vision is a "New Beginning for the Sheriff's Office:"

  • Establish professionalism and public's trust
  • Improve technology to enhance security and operational efficiency
  • Develop a working and harmonious relationship with local law enforcement and other State and County agencies
  • Achieve a balance between effective Court House security and accessibility by the public and elected officials
  • Develop a comprehensive plan to increase warrant service

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Baltimore County Sheriff's Office is to maintain the integrity and provide service to the Baltimore County Circuit Court, to provide assistance and support to the citizens of Baltimore County, and to cooperate with all law enforcement agencies in their quest to maintain order in our community.

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Revised April 6, 2016        

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