Divisions & Units

Administrative Services

The Administrative Services Captain oversees the Office of Professional Standards, Training Unit, Records Unit, Polygraph Unit, and Administrative Lieutenant CALEA Manager.

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 Guard, Special 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.