Chester County, Pennsylvania
County of Chester
313 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19380
610.344.6000

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Chester County Sheriff's Office
201 West Market Street, Suite 1201
West Chester, PA 19380
610-344-6850

Sheriff Carolyn B. Welsh
Sheriff
Carolyn B. Welsh

Chester County Office Hours during the holiday week:
Wednesday, December 24th – Open until 12:00 noon*
Thursday, December 25th – Closed
Friday, December 26th – Open
Wednesday, December 31st – Open
Thursday, January 1st – Closed
Friday, January 2nd - Open

 Warning  Phone Scam Alert  Warning
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Sheriff Carolyn Bunny Welsh has issued a warning to Chester County
residents regarding a phone scam. Welsh stated “there is an organized
effort on the part of individuals attempting to scam residents of Chester
County. We need to inform our citizens that these calls are bogus and do
not originate here in the Chester County Sheriff’s Office.”’

In various parts of the Chester County, residents are being targeted by
bogus phone calls and threatened with arrest by Deputy Sheriffs on a
bench warrant for failing to report for jury service in Chester County Court.
Welsh states “All residents should be warned to never share sensitive
information with anyone you don’t know. Unfortunately there are criminals who use many types of scams and frauds to take advantage of individuals and families. We need to provide all information possible to protect our citizens.”

Persons receiving such a telephone call should not provide any requested
information, and instead should hang up and contact their local police
department. They can also notify the Jury Services Office 610-344-6174 or the Chester County Sheriff’s Office at 610-344-6850.

Sheriff Welsh Appoints
New Chief Deputy George P. March

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West Chester, PA_ Chester County Sheriff Carolyn Bunny Welsh announces the appointment of George P. March as Chief Deputy Sheriff for the County of Chester.  March is the former Deputy Commissioner of Staff with the Pennsylvania State Police and will assume the Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy post  in October.

“George March will bring a great depth and breadth of law enforcement experience and leadership to the Sheriff’s Office. He is highly respected by law enforcement agencies here in Chester County and throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” said Welsh.

For the last 14 years, March has been the Chief Information Officer with the Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS), a nationwide law enforcement and justice intelligence and support program of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. He has lectured and conducted seminars and training throughout the United States with local, state, and federal agencies.

“I am honored to serve every day with the very finest deputies and civilians here in the Sheriff’s Office,” added Welsh.  “Selecting George March as second in command reflects the high standards the citizens of Chester County expect and deserve in the Office of the Sheriff. George is a man of great integrity and character .We share core beliefs and values and have a vision of excellence for the Sheriff’s Office.”

March served briefly as Chester County Chief Detective under District Attorney Anthony Sarcione.  He assumes the role of Chief Deputy, previously held by James O. Moyer, who passed away in January 2013.



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