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. SLED called to investigate in custody death

    York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson has requested the assistance of the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division to investigate an in-custody death. Read on...
  2. Update in Griggs Road Death Investigation

    New developments in the triple death investigation from 331 Griggs Road, Clover, SC. On July 31, 2019 Deputies escorting a Department of Social Services representative on a well-being check, discovered three deceased individuals in the home. Read on...
  3. YCSO Detention Officer Earns National Certification

    Another York County Sheriff’s Office Detention Officer has earned certification as nationally recognized jail officer. Read on...
  1. York County Sheriff’s Detective Awarded as Top Digital Investigator

    When it comes to investigating cyber crime, a York County Sheriff’s Detective is one of the best according to the United States Secret Service. 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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