Filing a Compliment or Complaint

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It is the policy of the Cecil County Sheriff's Office to monitor its services and allow citizens to comment about the quality of service they have received.

The public is encouraged to commend officers when they are appreciative of their service, and are equally encouraged to question or complain about inappropriate service or actions.

Complimentary letters may be filed by letter addressed to

Sheriff Scott Adams
107 Chesapeake Blvd., Ste. 112
Elkton, MD 21921

Or you may submit your COMPLIMENTS electronically here. 

COMPLAINTS may be filed several ways:

  • by letter, addressed to the Sheriff
  • by telephone to the on duty supervisor at 410-996-5500
  • in person at the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office
  • by submitting your comments/complaints electronically here

This fundamental role ensures the professional integrity of the sheriff's office based on objective and thorough investigations of complaints against our personnel. All complaints received about members of the Office are investigated following a strict policy and in accordance with The Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights.

If you have questions, please contact the Cecil County Sheriff's Office at 410-996-5500.