Leonardtown, MD – On October 22, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, hosted a MURPH Challenge to encourage recruitment to the agency and sponsor a fun community event.  Participants competed in a series of events: 1 mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, followed by another 1 mile run.  Numerous agency employees participated in the fitness challenge.  The different divisions within the Sheriff’s Office were represented and provided prospective employees an opportunity to view the different aspects of our agency.  Representatives and equipment from the Patrol Division, Special Operations, Corrections, and Criminal Investigations were on hand along with specialty collateral assignments such as Emergency Services, Motor Unit, Bike Patrol, and Segways to name a few. The Sheriff’s Office plans to host more community/recruitment events such as this in the future.