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*** The York County Sheriff’s Office will start to issue new and renewal Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms by appointment at our new satellite location.*** 

Our office will be contacting all applicants to schedule an appointment. When you arrive at the satellite office, we ask that you maintain social distancing. A face covering or mask will be required to enter the premises.


Our office will continue to accept and process LTCF applications via mail. As a reminder, the York County Judicial Center remains CLOSED for processing/issuing at this time. For a LTCF application and mailing instructions, please visit our website by CLICKING HERE.


The York County Sheriff’s Office is taking the necessary pro-active measures to balance the health and safety of the citizens of York County. We thank you for your patience during these challenging times.



Deputy Sheriff Edward "Skip" Schroeder, Jr

Deputy Sheriff Edward "Skip" Schroeder, Jr
1957 -2005

Deputy Schroeder was attending the Deputy Sheriffs Training Academy in State College, Pennsylvania. On Monday, January 10, 2005, Deputy Schroeder was in the 12th lap of a 12 lap indoor running exercise at the academy when he collapsed. Deputy Schroeder was immediately connected to a defibrillator, but was unable to be revived. Deputy Schroeder had been employed by the York County Sheriff's Department for 16 months.

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It has come to our attention that there have been phone solicitations or communications using the name of the York County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff's Deputy, Process Server, or other offical sounding title.

The callers identify themselves as being with the York County Sheriff’s Office and request the payment of fees, debts, or monies to satisfy warrants. The actor perpetrating this fraud may even use the threat of arrest if fees are not paid.  

The phone number displayed on your phone I.D. may be electronically blocked or may actually display The York County Sheriff’s Office phone number.  

The York County Sheriff’s Office does not call to collect fees or debts for any company or individual or to satisfy a warrant, civil process, or missed jury duty.

Some of the possible requested payment methods are by Credit Card, Wire Money Transfer, PayPal, Pre-Paid Debit Card / Green Dot Money Cards, or Personal Check / Checking Account Number

If you receive this type of phone solicitation, please gather as much information as possible and immediately contact your local police department and the PA Sheriff’s Association at (877-236-7335).


Contact Information

Emergency: 911
Non-emergency number for 911 center:717-840-2971

Sheriff's Office Main Line: 717-771-9601

For security reasons the following items are not permitted in the Judicial Center: cell phones, cameras, pagers, radios, compact disk players, any type of recording device, pepper spray, mace, tools, cutting instruments, electronic games, food or drink, and any other item Sheriff's Office Personnel determine to be a security risk.