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. York County Detention Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19

    The York County Detention Center (YCDC) has confirmed one positive case of COVID-19. Also, one additional inmate has shown symptoms of COVID-19, but has not yet tested positive. Read on...
  2. NEW INFORMATION Hickory Grove Christmas Day Home Invasion on Smith Ford Rd.

    The FBI has increased the reward to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those involved in the home invasion that occurred on December 25, 2020 on Smith Ford Rd. Hickory Grove, SC. Read on...
  3. Detention Officer named top academic student from South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy

    On Friday, December 19, 2020 York County Sheriff’s Detention Officer Jeffery Kloss was presented with the Bert Friday Award during graduation ceremonies at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, SC. Read on...
  1. New Metal Permit Application

    Now, a metal recycler can fill out an application online any time, and pick up the approved permit at a later date when notified. The permitting process begins by filling out all the same appropriate information needed for a permit via an online form. Read on...
  2. Metal permits made easier

    The York County Sheriff’s Office Code Enforcement Unit is making the scrap metal permit easier. Beginning January 1, 2021 citizens in need of a permit to recycle non-ferrous metals can apply for a permit online at www.yorkcountysheriff.com. Read on...
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