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McKean County Sheriff's Office 
17013 RT. 6 
Smethport, PA 16749




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Jim Sharer
McKean County Sheriff 


McKean County Sheriff's Office

Urgent Message:
Due to the recent state system issues, please call the Sheriff's office at 814-887-3454 ext 4208 for verification that the system is up and functional.  

Employees: 9

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Sheriff and the department employees execute court-issued writs, orders and decrees concerning lands and tenements and personal property. Other duties include mortgage foreclosures, serving of warrants, serving of domestic violence protection orders, handling of complaints and prison transports. This office provides security at the County Courthouse for all criminal court trials.

Mission Statement:
The McKean County Sheriff's Office strives to serve the county residents in all aspects of conserving the peace, working cooperatively with all county government departments and local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in this endeavor.

Internal Departments:
Judge's Office - court orders
District Attorney's Office - warrants
Adult & Juvenile Probation Office - warrants & transports Children & Youth Services - transports
Domestic Relations Office
Family Law Office
Recorder of Deeds Office
Tax Claim Office
Prothonotary Office
Dive and Rescue Team
District Magistrate Offices (4)

External Agencies/Organizations:
11 law enforcement agencies (county)
Pennsylvania State Police
Pennsylvania Fish Commission
Pennsylvania Game Commission
YWCA Victims' Resource Center
The Guidance Center
CEM Mental Health/Mental Retardation
Beacon Light Behavioral Health Systems
County Sheriff's Departments (Pennsylvania)
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