The York County Sheriff's Office Lake Enforcement Unit is equipped with a 25-foot Boston Whaler and a 21-foot Triumph to enforce the boating laws and to respond to lakefront crimes and other water-related emergencies. Approximately 44% of Lake Wylie is in the jurisdiction of the York County Sheriff's Office. The unit is staffed by 2 full time officers who are supplemented during peak season with school resource officers.
The Lake Enforcement Unit is also certified to instruct the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources "Safe Boating" class.
The supervisor of the Lake Enforcement Unit is Sergeant Brent Mabry.