Public Information & Press Releases

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  1. Former YCSO Detention Officer charged with Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult

    On February 6, 2019 former York County Sheriff’s Office Detention Officer Patricia Elizabeth Brookhart, 67, turned herself in at the Moss Justice Center on one count of Abuse of a Vulnerable of Adult. Read on...
  2. York County Sheriff’s Office 1st Annual Awards Banquet

    The Sheriff’s Foundation of York County, Inc., & Sheriff Kevin Tolson is pleased to announce the YCSO 1st annual awards banquet to pay tribute to those officers & staff who went above & beyond while in the line of duty for the year 2018. Read on...
  3. Medal of Valor Awarded to 10 York County Officers, and State Agents

    Eight York County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, including two more from other county agencies who serve on the YCSO SWAT Team received the Medal of Valor from the South Carolina Sheriff’s Association on the evening of January 24, 2019. Read on...
  4. YCSO Commendations from the 2018 January Shooting Incident

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson is proud to give commendations to YCSO employess who had key behind the scenes rolls during the shooting incident of Janaury 16, 2018. Read on...
  1. YCSO December Awards & Commendations

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson would like to anounce the December Awards and Commendations. Read on...
  2. "The many heroes." Part 3: Aftermath & Never Forget 809

    "The many heroes." Part 3: Aftermath & Never Forget 809 Read on...
  3. "The Many Heroes." Part 2 - The Boat & Ambush

    "The Many Heroes." Part 2 - The Boat & Ambush Read on...
  4. "The Many Heroes." Part 1.

    Part 1: The Call & Officer Down Read on...
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