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Community
Programs



Most Wanted


Protection
Permits



Sheriff Sales

       FAQ

       Upcoming
       Sales

Links

 

 

Community
Programs



Most Wanted


Protection
Permits



Sheriff Sales

       FAQ

       Upcoming
       Sales

Links

 

 

 


Mission Statement

To assure a safe environment for our community and provide a substantial level of services directed in a courteous and respectful manner for the protection of lives, property, and civil rights of all citizens and visitors.

 

Duties

The Sheriff is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in the county.  The office of Sheriff is mandated by the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The Sheriff is an independent elected official with law enforcement responsibilities as well as civil and criminal court duties.

As the Chief Law Enforcement Officer, the Sheriff can provide the same type service as other law enforcement agencies.  In addition, the office of Sheriff is responsible for service of civil process of the Court of Common Pleas as well as service of civil and criminal process for Magisterial District Judges, private attorneys and others.

The Sheriff's Office provides security for the courts as well as all county agencies and county owned buildings.  Sheriff's Deputies transport prisoners to and from various State and County prisons across the Commonwealth for court proceedings, and also extradite wanted persons from other states.

The Office is responsible for issuance of License to Carry Firearms and regulates and licenses the County Firearm Dealers.

Community programs include Women and Handgun seminars, the Sentry Kids ID Fingerprinting, KidEscape and the Reality Tour. 



 


 

   

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