Divisions & Units

Administrative Services
The Administrative Services Division is directed by the Administrative Captain. Within the division are several units that include; the Office of Professional Standards, Training Unit, Records Management Unit, Polygraph Unit, Administrative Lieutenant and Sex Offender Registry Unit.

Criminal Investigations Division
The York County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division is divided into specialized units. These units include Violent Crimes, Property Crimes, Drug Enforcement Unit, Code Enforcement Unit, and Criminal Intelligence Unit.

Detention Division
The Detention Center is charged with holding individuals who have been arrested by various law enforcement agencies in York County and held until they post bond or are ordered released by a court or transferred to a state institution after court sentencing.

Support Services
Support Services includes many services and special programs offered by the Sheriff's Office, including the K-9 Unit, Lake Enforcement Unit, Court Security Unit, School Resource Officer Unit, Victim's Assistance Unit, Honor GuardSpecial Operations Group, Traffic Enforcement Unit, Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), Crisis Negotiators, Dive Team and Mounted Patrol.

Technical Services Division

The Technical Services Division will comprise the Digital Forensic Unit, Forensics Services Unit, Evidence Control, Information Technology (IT) Unit, DNA Lab, and Drug Lab.

Uniform & Field Services Division
The Uniform and Field Services Division is comprised of the four patrol districts in York, Clover, Rock Hill and Fort Mill. The Uniform Patrol Division also oversees the Mobile Field Force Team.

Public Information & News Releases
The York County Sheriff's Office is governed by a Media Policy and Procedure and welcomes input from the public and media. The Public Information Unit strives to provide timely and accurate information to our citizens of York County through our website and social media platforms.