Sheriff’s Office

A Safer Environment for our Community

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department exists to assure a safe environment for our community and an excellent quality of life. We provide a substantial level of services directed in a civil and respectful manner for the protection of lives, property, and welfare of our citizens and visitors.

Sheriff Duties

  • To serve and enforce all orders of the Wayne County Court of Common Pleas.
  • To provide security and protection for the Court of Common Pleas and court related functions.
  • To provide courthouse policing throughout the courthouse complex.
  • To transport prisoners to and from county, state and federal institutions for court appearances.
  • To keep the peace in the county.
  • To arrest violators of the law and fugitives.
  • To assist other law enforcement agencies in the county as requested or in periods of emergency.
  • To serve Criminal and Domestic bench warrants.
  • To serve and enforce protection from abuse orders
  • To enforce child custody orders.
  • To conduct levies, sales of personal property and real estate.
  • To issue concealed weapons permits and licenses to sell firearms.
  • To serve all types of civil process.
  • To perform other duties as required by the Court of Common Pleas and the County Commissioners.

Contact Information

Courthouse Annex: 925 Court St., Honesdale PA, 18431

Phone: (570) 253-2641

Relevant Links

Active Arrest Warrants
Sheriff Sales

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