The Dukes County Sheriff’s Honor Guard was established in 1994. Today, eight department employees are assigned to the Dukes County Sheriff’s Honor Guard. The primary duties of the Honor Guard are to provide professional services for funeral honors, parades, various ceremonies and state and county functions. The Honor Guard is a ceremonial escort composed of Dukes County Sheriff’s Office employees. Employees must be a sworn Deputy Sheriff current in all required classes and qualifications. 

For inquiries regarding the Dukes County Sheriff’s Honor Guard, please contact Captain Michael Trance at