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Posted on: April 9, 2020

SCAM ALERT: Federal Stimulus Aid Should be Arriving Soon.

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SCAM ALERT:  Your Federal Stimulus aid should be arriving soon. Scammers will prey on this opportunity to gain your personal information. Please be scam smart. The Treasury Department, IRS or Law Enforcement WILL NOT call you asking for your pers...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Detectives Investigate Double Murder, Suicide

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) York County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a double murder, and suicide off Yorkdale Rd. in the Lesslie Community near Rock Hill.  Just before 10:50 AM Deputies responded to the 1400 block of Yorkdale...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

YCSO Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Virus

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) – A York County Sheriff’s Office employee has tested positive for the COVID-19 Corona virus.  The YCSO will adhere to all applicable local, state and federal HIPPA guidelines and not release the nam...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Sheriff: Please be truthful when calling for help.

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) – Individuals who call 9-1-1 for assistance in York County will now be asked questions that will help first responders determine appropriate response measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is absolutely c...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

How to keep up with Social Distancing while Boating

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The YCSO Lake Enforcement Unit and Lake Wylie marine commission share how to social distance while boating.  

  • No beaching you boat right next to someone else.
  • Maintain your distance at the fuel dock.
  • No rafting up - keep your distance in the water.
  • N...
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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Further COVID-19 Directions on Congregating

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Citizens are urged to use good judgement when congregating at a place in which three or more people are present. Deputies may ask the group to break up while reminding them of the current public health crisis.

"Deputies to err on the side of liberty, ...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Governor’s Executive Order on Public Gathering

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) Ongoing efforts continue across South Carolina and York County to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  On March 23, 2020, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued the following executive order authorizing law enf...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

YCSO District Offices Are Closed to Public Traffic

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) – The York County Sheriff’s Office continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread thought out South Carolina and the nation.  We continue to practice continuity of operations to ensure the s...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2020

New Public Entrance Moss Justice Center

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) – Beginning March 9, 2020 the new public entrance at the Moss Justice Center will be open for the general public. Anyone entering the Moss Justice Center to reach the York County Sheriff’s Office, Detention ...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2020

New Deputies to make $40,000 starting salary

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) – Effective immediately the starting salary for a new Deputy at the York County Sheriff’s Office is $40,000 per year. This is an increase from $37,165.

Once hired, new recruits will receive paid training at ...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases