Public Information & Press Releases

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  1. Sheriff Kevin Tolson selected as 2019 Sheriff of the Year

    The South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is proud to announce that Sheriff Kevin Tolson of York County has been selected as the Association’s 2019 Sheriff of the Year. Read on...
  2. SCAM ALERT - Impostor Deputy telling victims failed to register as sex offender

    The YCSO is seeing a phone scam in which the impostor claims to be a Deputy with the YCSO, telling the victim they have a warrant for failing to register on the sex offender registry. Read on...
  3. YCSO March Awards & Commendations

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson is pleased to announce the York County Sheriff's Office awards and commendations for the month of March 2019. Read on...
  4. Warrants Unit Recognized by Charleston County Sheriff

    On April 23, 2019 the York County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Unit was given the Special Recognition Award for the First Quarter by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office for their professionalism, dedication and willingness to assist the agency recently. 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...
  3. Metal Permitting Station to Temporarily Move

    On Monday March 11, 2019 the metal permit station to transport and sell nonferrous metals will temporally move to the YCSO District Three Office in Rock Hill. Friday March 8, 2019 the York metal permitting station will close at 4:30 PM. Read on...
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