Although we do not have primary responsibility for traffic enforcement or responding to 911 calls, when a serious call is dispatched to the Anne Arundel County Police, Deputies receive those radio calls and Deputies in the area respond beside the County Police officers.
Additionally Deputies observing public safety related traffic offenses respond to eliminate the danger to the public and issue State Traffic Citation as appropriate. These offenses include but are not limited to speeding, reckless driving, Driving under the Influence, etc.
Deputies may also be members of special units including the Sheriff's Emergency Response Team special weapons and tactics unit, K9 teams specializing in explosive and firearm detection and search and apprehend duties, Training units providing specialized training to other regional law enforcement agencies and may be assigned to participate in regional task force law enforcement units
In Anne Arundel County, Deputies have primary responsibility for serving all protective orders, including orders requiring the VACATE (removal) of a person from their home pending the court hearing to resolve the issue
Deputies also provide security for the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, and the holding and transportation of Prisoners for The Circuit Court