Public Information & Press Releases

The York County Sheriff's Office is governed by a Media Policy and Procedure and welcomes input from the public and media.

The York County Sheriff's Office recognizes that the public depends on the media to gather and disseminate information. The York County Sheriff's Office views the media as an avenue in which to both communicate with and educate the public.
  1. A phony phone call prompts police situation in Clover

    Just before 3:30 PM York County 9-1-1 received a phone call from Charlotte Mecklenburg Police dispatch about a subject who claimed to have harmed his girlfriend and was going to set fire to a home on Galway Lane in Clover. Read on...
  2. York County Sheriff Deputies graduate top of their SCCJA class

    York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson is pleased to announce Deputy Nicholas Davis earned the J.P. Strom Award at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Deputy Davis graduated August 30, 2019 from the SCCJA Basic Law Enforcement Class 701. Read on...
  3. Officers arrest, cite 15 in Human Trafficking Investigation

    In efforts to identify and stop human trafficking the YCSO Special Operations Group, York County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit, SLED and the US Dept. of Homeland Security arrested or cited 15 people during a human trafficking investigation. Read on...
  1. Registration for the 2019 21st Annual Police Bloodhound Handlers Winter Seminar is now open

    Bloodhound Handlers Winter Seminar December 1st - 5th, 2019 Kings Mountain State Park Blacksburg, SC Hosted by: York County Sheriff's Office The course is accredited by South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (SCCJA) for 40 hours of continuing education. Read on...
  2. YCSO Services Temporarily Moving to MJC Court Building

    Due to ongoing construction and renovations to the Moss Justice Center, beginning Monday, April 1, 2019, six York County Sheriff’s Office services will temporarily move to the new court building (Building 1). Read on...
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