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. Detention Inmate escapes custody for 11 minutes

    On September 17, 2020, at approximately 12:25 P.M. a York County Detention Center inmate escaped from the custody of Detention Officers. Read on...
  2. YCSO Awards & Commendations for June - August 2020

    Please join Sheriff Kevin Tolson and the men and women of the York County Sheriff's Office in congratulating these awardees for the months of June, July and August. Read on...
  3. YCSO Deputies Locate Silver Alert Missing Person from Spartanburg County

    On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, the Spartanburg Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the State Law Enforcement Division issued a Silver Alert for a 75-year-old man missing from Inman, SC suffering from dementia. Read on...
  1. YCSO Promotions List June - August

    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 June to August. Read on...
  2. New information, Steen Circle officer involved shooting

    On September 12, 2020 at approximately 9:05 A.M. York County Deputies responded to a restaurant on South Anderson Road to meet with a pregnant woman who called 9-1-1 about a domestic violence incident. Read on...
  3. YCSO: Behind the Badge Podcast

    YCSO: Behind the Badge Podcast is now streaming on many podcasting services. Read on...
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