Sheriff's Office
Badge.jpgMessage From The Adams County Sheriff
Welcome to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office website created to provide our residents and visitors alike with valuable informational resource. Created in 1800, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office has a long tradition of excellence in service to the citizens of Adams County and the public we come into contact with daily while providing an array of essential services to our community.
During my two terms as your Sheriff, we have continually upgraded the technological, professional and managerial capabilities of the Office improving the quality of our services and programs provided to maintain public safety. Seal.gif
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 “About Us” link or any of the other links at this Web Site. We encourage you to become a regular visitor here. As your Sheriff, I will uphold all statutory and constitutional standards of the Sheriff’s Office and work with all law enforcement agencies to improve public safety.
James W. Muller
Adams County Sheriff  
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Prosecutor: In school bomb threats, age is no defense Officer Fishel, from Eastern Asheriff.jpgdams Regional Police, as well as Adams County District Attorney Shawn Wagner, Sheriff James Muller and Assistant Supt. Russell Greenholt conducted assemblies at the district's middle and high schools to make sure students know the long-lasting legal consequences these threats carry. [Read More]

 James W. Muller
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Contact Information:
​County of Adams
Sheriff’s Office ​
117 Baltimore Street
Room 4​​
Gettysburg, PA 17325​
717-337-9828 ​
8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.​
Monday - Friday​