Government 

Frederick County Government Offices Will Be Open on Columbus Day – Libraries Will Be Closed

Frederick County Government offices will be open on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 14. Frederick County Public Libraries will be closed. Additional information related to the holiday schedule: Animal Control & Adoption Center will be open. Details: 301-600-1546 or visit www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/animalcontrol. Frederick County Public Libraries will be closed. Details: 301-600-1630 or visit www.fcpl.org. Health Department – As a result of the state holiday, the following divisions will be closed: Administration (including birth and death certificate services), Behavioral Health Services, Community Health Services (including WIC services), Environmental Health, Health Care Connection &…

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Government 

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Adds Three New K9 Teams

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office recently increased the size of their Canine Program with the addition of three single purpose narcotic detection canine teams. The canine teams are assigned to the Patrol Operations division of the agency, and will be readily available to assist deputies as well as allied agencies as a tool in locating and seizing illegal narcotics within Frederick County. After the handler and canine selections were made, the teams underwent an intensive initial training period directed by Sheriff’s Office canine trainers where they learned basic obedience and…

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