Public Information & Press Releases

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  1. Sheriff Kevin Tolson Promotes Two New Detention Center Captains

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson is excited to announce two Captain promotions to the York County Sheriff's Office Detention Center Command Staff. Read on...
  2. York County Sheriff Terminates Deputy for Conduct Unbecoming

    Effective January 10, 2018, Deputy Christopher Gage’s employment with the York County Sheriff’s Office was terminated for engaging in conduct unbecoming of an officer. Mr. Gage began employment with the York County Sheriff’s Office in March 2017. Read on...
  3. The York County Sheriff’s Office Invites Community to 2018 National Night Out Events

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson would like to invite citizens to the York County Sheriff’s Office 2018 National Night Out events on August 7, 2018. This will be the second year the YCSO will participate in National Night Out. Read on...
  4. Sheriff Kevin Tolson announces four promotions

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson is proud to announce four promotions at the York County Sheriff Office. Read on...
  1. YCSO Explorer Post Cadet Graduates from NCALEEA, Award Given in Honor of Det. Mike Doty

    Congratulations to York County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 1786 Cadet James T. Sibley for graduating the 41st North Carolina Academy of Law Enforcement Explorers Association. Read on...
  2. Detention Chief & Lieutenant become Certified Correctional Trainers

    Sheriff Kevin Tolson would like to congratulate Chief John Hicks and Lieutenant Ben Howley for becoming Certified Correctional Trainers. Chief Hicks and LT. Howley are two of only six individuals in South Carolina that have received this certification. Read on...
  3. New YCSO Career Advancement Program, Rank Structure

    York County citizens will soon see York County Sheriff’s Deputies wearing new rank insignia. The change is a part of the new Career Advancement Program or CAP, replacing the former Master Deputy Program. Read on...
  4. Statement from Sheriff Kevin R. Tolson regarding the January 16th shooting

    The York County Sheriff’s Office has received public inquiries regarding the details surrounding the January 16th shooting of four York County law enforcement officers. Read on...
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