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The starting salary for a new Deputy at the York County Sheriff’s Office is $50,273 per year.
Once hired, new recruits will receive paid training at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. After successful completion of the police academy and the agency field training program, pay will increase 2.5%. South Carolina Certified Class 1 officers will also receive the 2.5% pay increase after completion of the FTO program.
Other additional incentives for recruiting qualified officers, a certified police officer in the state of South Carolina and based on experience and education, the starting salary can range from $50, 273 to $61,108 or more.
To learn more about salaries and the application process, contact Sgt. Bolin at 803-628-6153 or [email protected].
Detention officer starting salary is now $45,599.
After successful completion of the police academy Class 2 Certification and the agency field training program, pay will increase 2.5%.
To learn more about salaries and the application process, contact Sgt. Hewitt at 803-818-6526 or [email protected].
Begin the hiring process by filling out the online application at the York County government website via this link - CLICK HERE.
If you are already a Class 1 certified law enforcement officer in the state of South Carolina, you do not have to attend the SCCJA. IF you are a certified officer from a different state, you may have to attend training for 1 or 2 weeks as the criminal justice academy.
You must provide a copy of your:
In order to be issued a scrap metal permit, you must come into the York County Sheriff Office District 3 Office located at 515 S. Cherry Rd. Rock Hill, SC.
Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm. You will need to bring in your valid driver’s license or SC issued identification card.
The District 3 office is located in the former Army reserve building between York County Natural Gas and the Rock Hill Magistrate's Office at 529 S. Cherry Rd.
If you are in need of your fingerprints taken for background checks, employment, children’s records, etc., the following times are when the YCSO Duty Officer can administer fingerprints:
The cost is $5 for one card and $8 for two. Please bring the exact or correct amount.
* We DO NOT fingerprint on Friday. * You must have proper identification before requesting fingerprints. * No ID means no prints *Fingerprints are only taken at the Moss Justice Center. Fingerprints cards cannot be taken at any YCSO district offices.
CLICK HERE to make an appointment of fingerprinting.
Deputy Trent Faris is the Public Information Officer for the York County Sheriff's Office.
In Deputy Faris' absence, Community Relations Officer Sgt. Johnathan Gilbert is the Assistant PIO.
Official incident reports can be obtained at the Moss Justice Center located at 1675 York Hwy., York, SC 29745.
Additionally journalists can email a report request to the YCSO Public Information Officer, Deputy Trent Faris.
No. We do have offices located in York, Clover, Rock Hill and Fort Mill for your convenience to pick up a copy of a report. It is best to know the report number before asking the district office clerks for a report.
1. DO NOT call Public Safety Communications, aka. Dispatch seeking information pertaining to law enforcement matters. You are tying up a phone line for someone calling in with a legitimate emergency.
2. The PIO is available via phone, text or email. Please be patient when seeking information from the PIO.
3. Sgt. Johnathan Gilbert is the Assistant PIO when Deputy Trent Faris is out of the office or on vacation you can contact him at [email protected]
After the arrest warrant has been served to the suspect, the arrest warrant is made available. Simply contact the PIO and they will attempt to get a copy of the arrest warrant from the Detective or Deputy over the case. Additionally if an arrest warrant has been served copies can be obtained at the York County Clerk of Court Office at the Moss Justice Center.
We have a new feature on the sheriff's office website under inmate search. In the far right column next to the charge description will have the arresting agency's name.
The Sheriff's Office Staff Attorney, Heather Mouzon, accepts FOIA requests.
Read the FOIA Information Sheet
Fill out the FOIA Request Form.
FOIA submissions can also be sent via email to [email protected]
In accordance with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), S.C. Code Ann. §§ 30-4-10 to 30-4-165, any person has the right to inspect and copy public records. Requests for public records made pursuant to the FOIA should be directed to:
York County Sheriff’s Office
Attention: General Counsel
1675-2A York Highway
York, South Carolina 29745
In order to offset the costs incurred by the York County Sheriff’s Office for searching, retrieving, and redacting public records, the following fee schedule applies:
A deposit of 25% of the estimated costs for searching, retrieving, redacting and reproducing records may be required prior to the York County Sheriff’s Office undertaking the search. The full balance must be paid at the time of production of the records.
Inspecting, copying, and production of public records are subject to all applicable exemptions and exclusions provided by the FOIA or other state and federal laws. If public records are available for electronic transmission by the York County Sheriff’s Office, per page copying charges do not apply; however, you will still be charged for staff time spent searching for, retrieving, and redacting the records. The York County Sheriff’s Office is not required to create an electronic version of a public record where one does not exist.
Pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. § 30-2-50, obtaining or using public records for commercial solicitation directed to any person in the State of South Carolina is prohibited and is punishable by a fine of up to $500 and imprisonment up to one year, or both.
You can view Prison and York County Detention Center inmates HERE.
With COVID-19 numbers increasing sharply within the state of South Carolina and York County, in-facility inmate visitation has been temporarily suspended at the York County Detention Center and York County Prison.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 inmates must wear masks at all times in the detention facility. All inmates will have COVID tests each week as well as frequent temperature checks.
The York County Detention Center is committed to the safety and well-being of all inmates and staff, as well as operating a facility that is secure, accountable, fair, and effective.
Visitation for inmates vary depending on their status. The following are our current visitation hours. You can call the Prison at 803-818-5789 to confirm which day an inmate will have visitation.
You can visit our facility and use the kiosk machine in the front lobby to add funds. The kiosk machine accepts cash and credit cards. You may also add funds online at McDaniel Supply Company.
Mail items should be addressed as follows:
Attn: (Name of Inmate)
York County Prison
778 Justice Boulevard
York, South Carolina, 29745
Visitors must be listed on the inmates approved visitor list. The visitor must present a picture identification prior to being allowed in the visitation area.
Zero Tolerance is the term that means that no sexual act, contact or harassment will be tolerated between any inmate with another inmate and/or facility staff as stated in South Carolina Code of Laws 44-23-1150.