Public Information & Press Releases

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  1. York County Sheriff Deputy graduates top his SCCJA class

    York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson is pleased to announce Deputy Kyle Merck earned the J.P. Strom Award at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. The J.P. Strom award is the highest and most prestigious award given to a graduate of the SCCJA. Read on...
  2. YCSO Promotions List April - July

    Please join Sheriff Kevin Tolson and the members of York County Sheriff's Office in congratulating these officers on their recent promotions. Read on...
  3. York County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer receives awards

    On June 13, 2019 the South Carolina Association of School Resource Officers (SCASRO) awarded YCSO School Resource Officer Tonya Bennett the 2019 Upstate Regional School Resource Officer of the Year & the Eric Bamberg School Resource Officer of the Year. Read on...
  4. 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...
  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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