Public Information & Press Releases

The York County Sheriff's Office is governed by a Media Policy and Procedure and welcomes input from the public and media.

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. Suspect in pepper spray robberies identified & arrested

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, in cooperation with the York County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Vladimir Augustus Lynch, 42, in reference to two strong armed robberies using pepper spray in Lake Wylie/Clover area of York County. Read on...
  2. YCSO Awards & Commendations for May & June

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson is proud to announce awards and commendations for the York County Sheriff's Office for the months of May and June 2019. Read on...
  3. Registration for the 2019 21st Annual Police Bloodhound Handlers Winter Seminar is now open

    Bloodhound Handlers Winter Seminar December 1st - 5th, 2019 Kings Mountain State Park Blacksburg, SC Hosted by: York County Sheriff's Office The course is accredited by South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (SCCJA) for 40 hours of continuing education. Read on...
  1. Operation Medicine Drop Is Open

    Operation Medicine Drop is still open during our construction process. Please enter through the court building & the drop off bin can be located in our temporary location at the end of the hall. Read on...
  2. 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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