Lodge 50 represents and offers direct support to the nearly 100 deputies who work for the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office as well as officers working for Pocomoke City, Snow Hill and Ocean Pines. The deputies voted overwhelmingly to support and endorse Mike McDermott to be the next Sheriff of Worcester County.
“After hearing from the four candidates about their vision for the Sheriff’s Office and reviewing their resumes, there was no doubt about the strong support that Mike McDermott has in the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office” said Lodge President Chris Larmore. “The confidence and support of our members is critically important for our Sheriff, and we are excited about the future direction of the Office under the leadership of Mike McDermott.”
Mike McDermott is currently in his 36 year of law enforcement service. He is a Division Commander at the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office and has led every division of the Office during his career, including several multi jurisdictional task force operations. McDermott has also served as the Chief of Police for the Town of Snow Hill, was twice elected Mayor of Pocomoke City, and also served as a Delegate representing Worcester and Wicomico Counties
in the Maryland General Assembly.
McDermott stated he was “humbled” to receive the endorsement and support of his peers. “All of these deputies have worked for me at one time or another. To have their full support and confidence to be their next Sheriff means the world to me,” said McDermott. “I will not let them or their families down...and I will provide professional law enforcement to the citizens and