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Program Description

  Domestic Violence

The Sheriff's Office is the lead agency in Montgomery County for serving court orders related to domestic violence, including Protective and Peace Orders. The Office is also responsible for serving Child Custody Orders. The Domestic Violence Section serves domestic violence court orders 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Section works collectively with other County agencies to ensure that the petitioners are referred to essential County services available to them and their families. In an effort to enhance protection for the victims of domestic violence, the Sheriff's Office offers cellular phones to domestic violence victims. The Sheriff's Office also serves Emergency Evaluation Petitions that include obtaining custody and transporting residents to the hospital for court ordered mental evaluation.

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Program Contacts

Contact Mary Lou Wirdzek of the Sheriff's Office at 240.777.7078 or Derrick Harrigan of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2759 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved457479735.30
Increase Cost: Shift Compensation Cost Increases from the Grant Fund to the General Fund303130.19
Increase Cost: Replacement of Ballistic Vests266000.00
Reduce: Shift Compensation Cost Increases from the Grant Fund to the General Fund-30313-0.38
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.5097881.65
FY24 Approved511118536.76