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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 27, 2020

SLED investigating in custody death of inmate at York County Detention Center

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) – On March 27, 2020 at approximately 1:15 PM York County Detention Officers discovered an inmate in his cell unresponsive. Immediately, Emergency Medical Services were called to the Detention Center and Detention Offi...

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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 28, 2020

YCSO Promotions List (January – February 2020)

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) - Please join Sheriff Kevin Tolson and the members of York County Sheriff’s Office in congratulating these officers on their recent promotions from the months of January and February.

  • Lee Stoneburner has been promoted ...
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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