" As your Sheriff, I will honor my solemn oath to Support, Obey and Defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this Commonwealth."
" I will continue the commitment to excellence and professionalism and continue to be a service office for all York County citizens. I will hold all defendants accountable for outstanding warrants, fines and court cost."
Richard P. Keuerleber
Sheriff Richard P. Keuerleber
Received his first appointment for Deputy Sheriff, under Sheriff Oliver Nace in October of 1988.
Served 6 years as a Deputy Sheriff, 12 years as Assistant Chief Deputy, under Sheriff Bill Hose.
Earned Deputy Sheriff Certification at Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, PA in June of 1989.
1978 Graduate of New Jersey’s Midland Park High School
Attended Shepherd College in Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Basic Training Act 2 of 1984 at Dickinson School of Law located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Millersville University - Defensive Tactics Institute, Inc.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania- Sheriff’s Training for Vehicle Code
United States Marshal Service-State & Local Court Security Training
York County Chiefs of Police Association: FBI Leadership Seminar
Attended Temple University’s Under Deputy Sheriff’s Training Act Continuing
Critical Policy Development
U.S. Department of Justice: ‘Responding to Allegations of Racial Profiling: Building Trust
Between Police and the Community’
Human Relations Commission Training
New Mexico Tech- Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings Performance Level
Saint Petersburg Junior College- Weapons of Mass Destruction: Preparing for Terrorism
Sheriff's Office Main Line: 717-771-9601
The Mission of the York County Sheriff's Office shall be to serve and support the citizens of York County and the Justice System through efficacy and professionalism. To provide care and secure custody of detainees, security of Courthouse facilities, safety of employees and citizens and to serve warrants and civil process in a diligent manner while protecting and respecting the rights of all.
Chief Deputy Richard E Rice, Administration
Real estate (Sheriff Sales)
Personal property (levies)
Service of legal processes
Issuance of pistol permits
Also, responsible for uniforms, budget, equipment, maintenance, security, etc