About Us

Richard P. Keuerleber - Sheriff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard P. Keuerleber

" 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."

Service

Sheriff 2008-Present

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.

 

Education

  • 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

Educational Program

  • Critical Policy Development
  • Supervisory 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

Training Course

  • Saint Petersburg Junior College- Weapons of Mass Destruction: Preparing for Terrorism

Contact Information

  • 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

Chief Deputy Michael S. Hose, Operations

  • Courtroom coverage
  • Prisoner transports
  • Warrant service
  • Extradition coordination
  • Training and day to day operations of the office

 

Mission Statement

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.

  • The Sheriff has the primary duty of keeping the peace and quelling riots and disturbances. He/she may make arrests, conduct searches of premises, seize certain property if used illegally, remove certain nuisances and issue firearms permits.
  • Execution of various judgments of the courts is another of his/her duties, and in this capacity the sheriff conducts sales of real estate and personal property involved in execution proceedings. After sales, the sheriff distributes the proceeds to parties entitled to them and makes a full report to the court.
  • The Sheriff is a member of the Prison Board and a member of the Board of Managers of the Youth Development Center.
  • He/she maintains computer records in which all writs that come to him/her are recorded.