The Maryland State Police was established in 1921 as part of the Department of Motor Vehicles. In 2011, the Maryland State Police celebrated its 90th anniversary. The Berlin Barrack was established in 1976. At that time, the Governor was Marvin Mandel and the Lt. Governor was Blair Lee III. The Berlin Barrack is located on the eastbound side of Route 50, just west of Route 113. The Berlin Barrack has been a part of Maryland State Police history for 35 years. From 1976 to 2002, the Berlin Barrack served all of Worcester and Somerset counties. The current command staff at the Berlin Barrack is: Lieutenant Earl Starner, Barrack Commander; First Sergeant David Sharp, Assistant Barrack Commander; and Detective Sergeant Richard Klebon. Lieutenant Starner has been the commander at Berlin Barrack since 2007. The barrack serves all of Worcester County and its residents. Worcester County has a population of just over 51,000 people and is just under 700 square miles. The Berlin Barrack handles all state routes totalling 181 miles and some county roads consisting of 581 miles. The barrack sees over 200,000 tourists from around the world during the summer months due to its close proximity to Ocean City (O.C.). The Berlin Barrack assists all local police agencies such as the Worcester County Sheriff 's Office, Ocean City Police, Ocean Pines Police, Berlin Police, Snow Hill Police, Pocomoke Police, Assateague Federal Park Rangers and Maryland Natural Resources Police. Berlin is a full service barrack which handles a wide variety of calls for service. Barrack personnel and personnel from the Worcester County Sheriff 's Office rotate responding to 911 calls in their respective areas of responsibility. Every year, Worcester County holds a variety of events such as the O.C. Marathon, O.C. Cruisin Car Show, O.C. Air Show, Delmarva Bike Week, Bikes to the Beach, Dew Tour, H20 National Car Show, various other bike events, car events, conferences and holiday weekends. The barrack supplies troopers for these events for traffic control, law enforcement, and other duties. The Maryland State Police and Worcester County Sheriff 's Office have a combined Criminal Investigation Division and Narcotics Division that serve Worcester County.
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