LA PLATA, Md. – Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Community Services Section are hosting the annual Crime Watch Kickoff event on Wednesday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion in La Plata. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about crime prevention and discuss strategies to keep our communities safe. Special guest speaker Mr. Jerome Spencer, General Counsel, Charles County Sheriff’s Office, will be presenting an overview on how the criminal justice system works.

Later this year, neighborhoods will also be invited to participate in the National Night Out event in August followed by our Citizens Advisory Meeting in November.

For more information about the Crime Watch Kickoff event, contact Mrs. Connie Gray, the CCSO Community Organizer, at (301) 932-3080.