Carroll County Government




Carroll County Government












Warden Colonel Dennis A. Strine


Colonel Strine first began his career at the Sheriff’s Office as a Correctional Deputy in September 1997 and worked his way up through the ranks to Major in 2006 where he served as Commander and Chief of Security in the Corrections Bureau.  Prior to his appointment to Warden in July 2021 he served as the Commander of Alternative Programs Bureau and the Administrative Bureau.  Colonel Strine is a member of the Maryland Correctional Administrators Association and the Maryland Criminal Justice Association. He is a 1984 Graduate of Francis Scott Key High School and holds Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Southwest University. 








Carroll County Sheriff's Office • 100 North Court Street • Westminster, Maryland 21157
410.386.2900 or 1.888.302.8924

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is committed to recruiting initiatives that reflect a fair and impartial representation of minority groups and females among its employees and applicants in approximate proportion to the minority composition of the Carroll County community.