About Us


The McKean County Sheriff’s Office is located at 17013 Route 6, Smethport, PA.  This is also the McKean County Jail.  The McKean County Sheriff’s Office has the Sheriff, Chief Deputy, 6 full-time Deputies, 4 part-time deputies and the Chief Clerk.

          Our Mission is to serve the Citizens of McKean County by: serving Civil Process (Writs, Complaints, Mortgage Foreclosures, Protection from Abuse Orders, County Tax Notices, Etc.), Transporting Inmates as necessary, providing Courtroom Security for Trials, Plea Day, and Sentencings, serving Warrants, locating wanted individuals, issuing Pistol Permits, conducting Child Safety Set Checks, doing programs such as Eddie Eagle (Gun Safety), Fingerprinting individuals for employment and by assisting local Police Departments and the Pennsylvania State Police as necessary.