Detention Center: 500 Western Maryland Parkway, Hagerstown, MD 21740 | 240-313-2133
Major Craig Rowe
Major Craig Rowe began his career in corrections as a Deputy at the Washington County Detention Center on November 18, 1996. He was assigned to the “booking squad” in May of 1998 and was promoted to Deputy First Class in December 1999. He was promoted to Corporal in April 2003 and was assigned to the newly created position of Female Housing Unit Supervisor. Rowe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in February 2009 and was assigned to the daylight shift as the Shift Commander. In June 2012 he was promoted to the rank of Captain and assigned as the Operations Captain / Chief of Security. He was again promoted on August 2, 2013 to the rank of Major and became the Warden of the Washington County Detention Center.
Major Rowe graduated from Hagerstown Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Administration of Justice and from Shippensburg University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Summa Cum Laude. Rowe is a graduate of the National Jail Leadership Command Academy and is a Certified Jail Manager (CJM) through the American Jail Association.
Major Craig Rowe was selected and recognized by the American Jail Association as the 2015 Correctional Administrator of the Year during the 34th Annual Conference and Expo in Charlotte, NC.
Major Rowe is a member of the American Jail Association, the American Correctional Association, the Maryland Correctional Administrator’s Association, the Maryland Criminal Justice Association, Correctional Accreditation Manager’s Association, and is a Duly Authorized Inspector with the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards.
Major Rowe has served as a member of the Advisory Board of the National Jail Leadership Command Academy at Sam Houston State University. He was appointed to the Western Maryland Children’s Center Advisory Board, serves on the Washington County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee, the Washington County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council and the Overdose Fatality Review Team (OFRD).
Captain Edward S. Long
Captain Long was appointed Assistant Warden of the Washington County Detention Center in 2012. Prior to that he worked his way up through the various ranks, serving as a Shift Commander for 25 years and as the Chief of Security for 4 years. During his 35 year career at the Detention Center, he has served under three Sheriffs and three Wardens and is currently the longest serving member of the Detention Division. He received his A.A. Degree at Hagerstown Junior College in Administration of Justice and is a member of the American Jail Association and the Maryland Correctional Administrator’s Association.
Captain/Chief of Security
Captain Doug Moore
Captain Doug Moore graduated from Clear Spring High School, in June 1977 and is a lifelong resident of Washington County.
On May 14, 1984, Doug Moore was hired as a Correctional Deputy with the Washington County Detention Center. He attended and graduated from the Western Maryland Correctional Academy.
In 1986 he was promoted to Deputy First Class and assigned as Assistant Shift Commander on the 2400-0800 shift . In July of 1989 he was promoted to Corporal and assigned as the supervisor for the newly formed Booking Unit. While in charge of the Booking Unit he and his staff made numerous improvements which greatly improved efficiency and accuracy of that department. While in charge of this unit in 2005 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
In 2009 he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and was instrumental in the development and implementation of the new Washington County Sheriff’s Department Central Booking and was assigned as its first supervisor.
On August 3, 2013, Lt. Doug Moore was promoted to the rank of Captain and assigned as Captain of Operations (Chief of Security).
Detention Center Contacts:
- Detention Center Assistance – 240-313-2133
- Records – 240-313-2125
- Booking Intake – 240-313-2137
- Inmate Programs – 240-313-2148
- Inmate Services/Property – 240-313-2872
- Training/Recruitment – 240-313-2124
- Shift Commander – 240-313-2136
- Medical – 240-313-2156
- Substance Abuse Program – 240-313-2161