FREDERICK, Md. (June 6, 2021) – Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Sheriff Chuck Jenkins is pleased to announce the promotion of Kenneth Anthony to the rank of lieutenant at the FCSO Adult Detention Center (ADC), effective Saturday, June 5, 2021. 


“Ken is someone who has always been there for staff and is one of the ‘best’ people I have ever met and worked with,” said Maj. Mike Cronise, ADC Assistant Warden. “He constantly displays a ‘can-do’ attitude, never complains, and is always there to answer the call.”

Anthony assumes the command leadership position as the new FCSO ADC Support Services commander. This is a uniformed first line administrative position responsible for the leadership and coordination of daily activities within the Support Services Division. The Support Services Division consists of staff training and development, policy revisions, publications, facility maintenance, facility building manager and the METERS Terminal Agency Coordinator.

He joined the ADC in February 2004 and was the 2013 Correctional Officer of the Year. He has received two lifesaving awards and numerous outstanding performance awards. He currently serves as the commander of the ADC Emergency Response Team, is a general instructor, a firearms instructor, crisis negotiator, certified 287(g) immigration officer, CPR instructor, and pistol and shotgun armorer.

Additionally, Michael Bird received a promotion to the rank of sergeant and Larry Miller received a promotion to the rank of corporal.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) is a full-service law enforcement agency; an arm of the court, and a keeper of offenders. In this regard, it exists to serve the more than 250,000 citizens of Frederick County with respect, fairness, and compassion. FCSO is committed to the prevention of crime; the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace and order; the enforcement of laws and ordinances; the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees; and safekeeping of prisoners. The men, women, and officers of this office nurture public trust by holding themselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. The FCSO is located at 110 Airport Drive East, Frederick, MD, 21701. Visit for more information.

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