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"When Leadership and Experience Matter More Than Ever"
"Safety is the foundation for a better future in our county."
"Reaching our young people is key to building a community."
"We must end Domestic Violence in Prince George's County!"
"We are committed to working for strong communities."
"Sheriff High is a
nationally recognized expert on police best-practices, leadership, and 21st Century Policing and Sensible Gun Control."
"Investing in our
young people is
critical for building
has no place in our community."
committed to working for strong, healthy, and safe communities."
"PROTECTING PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY!"
Sheriff High developed a Warrant Strategy that focused of taking violent offenders off county streets. The Warrant Strategy also reduced the warrant backlog by 31% from 53,700 warrants when he took office to 33,662 – the lowest level in a decade!
- Domestic Violence
Sheriff High made Domestic Violence a priority and hired permanent Special Victims Assistants in the Domestic Violence Intervention Division (DVID) to help victims access the courts and the services they need to become survivors.
Courthouse Security demands an expertise. With over a million people passing through our courthouse facilities each year, including employees, Sheriff High enhanced courthouse security with additional manpower, improved technology, and a more highly-trained K-9 Unit.
- Law Enforcement
Sheriff High strengthened the agency, hiring more deputies and civilian personnel, increasing the sworn force by 18% and civilian personnel by 9%. And, to promote excellence, Sheriff High has invested in the best training protocols in law enforcement.
Re-Elect Sheriff High!
Friends of Melvin C. High
P.O. Box 2453 Upper Marlboro, MD 20773 Email: Sheriff@friendsofmelvinchigh.com
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A Record to Stand On...A Vision For the Future!
Melvin C. High is Sheriff for Prince George’s County, Maryland. He was sworn in as Sheriff on December 7, 2010. As Sheriff, he is responsible for leading, managing and commanding more than 300 deputies and civilians in safety and crime prevention efforts to protect and serve the citizens of Prince George’s County. Sheriff High also serves as principal advisor to the County Executive regarding police and public safety matters. (more biography)