Public Information & Press Releases

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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. Ten Child Predators Arrested after Operation Vigilant Shepherd

    Ten potential child predators have been arrested. For multiple days the YCSO along with 12 other state & federal law enforcement agencies participated in an online child exploitation investigation called “Operation Vigilant Shepherd”. Read on...
  2. Retired York County K9 Sergeant receives Award for Excellence

    Retired York County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Randy Clinton was recognized by more than 150 Law Enforcement officers across South Carolina at the 2019 Strom Thurmond Excellence in Law Enforcement luncheon. Read on...
  3. YCSO August - October Promotions

    Please join Sheriff Kevin Tolson and the members of York County Sheriff's Office in congratulating these officers on their recent promotions from the months of August to October. Read on...
  4. For the fifth year, Deputies grow beards for No Shave November

    Back by popular demand for one month York County Sheriff’s Office male deputies, and detention officers can participate in No-Shave November. Read on...
  1. 2019 August & September Awards

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson is proud to announce the awards and commendations for the months of August and September. Read on...
  2. York County Sheriff’s Office Deputies have a new look

    Beginning Monday, October 7, 2019, York County Sheriff’s Deputies will have a new uniform for patrol duties. The new uniforms are khaki shirts, with green BDU style pants. The uniform includes a black bullet proof vest carrier. Read on...
  3. 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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