The Sheriff and their deputies are responsible to keep the peace in the county, to arrest violators of the law, and to assist other law enforcement agencies in the county, and to serve and enforce orders of the Wyoming County Court of Common Pleas.
The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for serving a wide variety of Civil Processes such as, but not limited to;
- Civil Action Complaints
- Orders of Possession
- Mortgage Foreclosures
- Sheriff Sales
- Protection from Abuse Orders
- Domestic Relations Contempt Papers
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the transportation of individuals incarcerated or sentenced by the Wyoming County Courts. This would include transporting inmates to and from State Correctional Facilities as well as County facilities.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for serving Bench Warrants issued by the Court of Common Pleas.
Courtroom security, as well as the security in the Courthouse and Human Services Building, are under the direction and the responsibility of the Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Sheriffs/Security Officers work the screening checkpoints to prevent weapons entering the Courthouse in the wrong hands. The deputies are also assigned to protect Judges and courtroom personnel to ensure their safety.
The Sheriff of Wyoming County issues License to Carry Firearms to Wyoming County residents and residents of other states who possess a valid License to Carry issued by their home state as well.
Licenses to Sell Firearms and Precious Metals Licenses can be obtained in the Sheriff’s Office.