ST. MARY’S COUNTY, Md. – St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron recently honored two employees for 40 years of service the agency. Retired Cpl. and Agency Armorer Jeffrey McLane has served the county for 40 years. Records Supervisor Debbie Zylak has also served the county for four decades.

Debbie Zylak and Crystal Hayden

These two aren’t the only ones with decades of service to the people of SOMD. Deputy Dung Ross was recognized for 30 years of service. Senior Classification Specialist Crystal Hayden was also commended for 30 years with the agency.

Sheriff with Deputy Ross

Sheriff Cameron presented Retired Cpl. and  Security Specialist Doug Harris with a certificate recognizing his 20 years of service.

Sheriff with Doug Harris

Deputy Nino Palermo was honored for his 15 years on the job.

Deputy Palermo

Fiscal Specialist Kathy Kreps received a certificate recognizing her 15 years of service.


Sheriff Cameron also honored Deputy Jack Curtis with the Meritorious Award. Curtis was recognized for his efficiency and accountability relating to evictions procedural methods.


Images courtesy of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.