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  • Until further notice, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office will not be conducting fingerprint services for the general public. Please check back on the County Website and our Facebook page for future changes regarding fingerprinting services.

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SHERIFF’S SALES

 *NEW** - NOTE TO BIDDERS: 

Adams County’s Sheriff’s Sales scheduled for, Friday, March 19, 2021, will be conducted online via Bid4Assets. 

Registration is required and can be completed by accessing https://www.bid4assets.com/adamscountysheriffsales.

 

Please read the Conditions of Sale.​

​LICENSE TO CARRY PERMITS

Paper applications will no longer be accepted.  please see below to apply online. 

Attention: When applying online, all permits must be picked up at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office
Due to the Covid-19 Epidemic, we have altered our procedures for the processing of License to Carry Permits. This modification may result in a longer wait times for your appointments, but this is necessitated by our desire to protect the public, and our dedicated staff, to the fullest extent possible. The online modification to the permitting process will become the standard process. The process may be changed or altered at any time by the Adams County Sheriff’s Office due to the constantly evolving situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The application for a new issuance, or for a renewal of an expiring license, will be accepted by.

Clicking the link below:
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IMPORTANT​: Please remember to record your Permitium username and password. You will need them to reenter the system

  • The Application Must Be Completed And Signed In Its Entirety. PLEASE INCLUDE A CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS OR PHONE NUMBER SO WE MAY CONTACT YOU UPON APPROVAL.
  • Out Of State APPLICATION ALSO MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A COPY OF THE APPLICANT’S CURRENT DRIVER’S LICENSE AND A COPY OF YOUR OUT OF STATE LICENSE. If These Required Documents Are Not Included, Your Application Will Be Returned As Incomplete.
  • ADDRESS ON THE APPLICATION MUST MATCH THE ADDRESS ON YOUR FORM OF IDENTIFICATION.
  • THE ONLY FORM OF PAYMENT THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED WILL BE IN THE FORM OF CREDIT/Debit CARD IN THE AMOUNT OF $25.00. This Fee Will Be Paid Online At The End Of The Application.​
  • Once Your Application Is Received By Our Office, We Will Review The Application And Conduct The Investigation We Deem Necessary. You Will Then Be Notified Via Phone And Email When The Application Is Approved. If Your Application Is Not Approved, You Will Receive Notification And Information On How To Submit A Challenge Form To The Pennsylvania State Police.
  • Your Approval Phone Call Will Direct You Back To The Order Tracker, Where You Will Schedule Your Appointment Online.
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About Us 

Welcome to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office website. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office was created in 1800 and has a long tradition of excellence in service to the citizens of Adams County and the public we come into contact with daily. During my fourth term as your Sheriff, we will continue to upgrade the technological, professional and managerial capabilities of the Office, thereby improving the quality of our services and programs provided to maintain public safety. To view the Vision, Mission and Values of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and learn more about what we do and the vital services we provide, click on the “Community and News” link or any of the other links at this website. We encourage you to become a regular visitor here. 
 
James W. Muller
Adams County Sheriff 
          
 
Contact Information:
James W. Muller, Sheriff
​County of Adams
Sheriff’s Office ​
117 Baltimore Street 
Room 4​​
Gettysburg, PA 17325​
Phone​: 717-337-9828 ​
Fax​: ​717-334-6521
Email
 
Hours​
8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.​
Monday - Friday​ 

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