Lancaster County Sheriff

Send the URL of this program profile via SMS text message.
Enter Phone Number:
(Full US mobile number of recipient, eg. 1-303-555-1234) 

Data Provided By
United Way of Lancaster County United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ProgramThe Lancaster County Sheriff's Office has the following duties:
- To serve and enforce all orders of the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas
- To serve bench warrants and civil writs
- To serve protection from abuse orders
- To enforce child custody orders
- To issue concealed weapons permits and firearms sales licenses
- To provide security and protection for the court of common pleas and court related functions
- To provide security for the courthouse complex and other Lancaster County Court offices
- To keep the peace in the county
- To transport prisoners to and from county, state and federal institutions for court appearances
- To arrest violators of the law and fugitives
- To provide a K-9 explosive detection unit
- To assist other law-enforcement agencies in the county as requested in periods of emergency
- To assist in special law-enforcement efforts such as Weed and Seed and community events
- To conduct levies, sales of personal property and real estate
Geographic AreaLancaster
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's NameCharles Hamilton
Contact's PositionActing Sheriff
Contact's Phone717-299-8200
Physical Site Address 150 North Duke Street, First Floor
Physical Site Address 2Lancaster County Courthouse
Physical Site City, State, ZipLancaster, PA 17603-1881
Mailing Address 150 N Duke St
Mailing Address 2PO Box 83480
Mailing City, State, ZipLancaster, PA 17608-3480
Main Phone717-299-8200
Hotline Phone717-299-8200
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
County of Lancaster
This Program: Lancaster County Sheriff
Affiliated Services: Lancaster County Sheriff