Sheriff's Office Press Releases

Posted on: January 17, 2018

YCSO Detective succumbs to his injuries

Det. Mike Doty

YORK COUNTY, SC – It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson announces the passing of Detective Micheal R. Doty.  Detective Doty was injured in the line of duty during a shooting incident at 1475 South Parham Road on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018.

Detective Doty began working at the York County Sheriff’s Office on May 22, 2006.  Detective Doty was an investigator with the York County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit. Detective Doty was the Law Enforcement Officer Narcan (LEON) Program coordinator for the Sheriff’s Office.  He was also a member of the YCSO SWAT Entry Team, as well as an Associate Advisor for the York County Explorer Post 1786.   

Funeral Arrangement for Detective Doty will be made in the coming days.  Sheriff Tolson asks citizens to keep the Doty family and the York County Sheriff’s Office in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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