About Us

Duties of the Sheriff include:

•To enforce all orders of the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas
​•To serve bench warrants, civil writs and protection from abuse orders
​•To conduct levies, sales of personal property and real estate
​•To provide security and protection for court related functions and all county facilities
​•To transport prisoners to and from county, state, and federal institutions for court appearances
​•To arrest violators of the law and fugitives
​•To assist other law-enforcement agencies in the county
​•To assist in special law-enforcement efforts such as Central Booking, DUI roving and saturation patrols, and community events
​•To issue Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms and Licenses to Sell Firearms