Allegheny County Sheriff

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Allegheny County Sheriff's Office
Abbreviation ACSO
Agency overview
Formed 1788
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* County (US) of Allegheny in the state of Pennsylvania, United States
Size 745 m²
Population 1.1 million
Legal jurisdiction Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sworn members 200[1] = Deputy Sheriff
Civilians 100
Agency executive William P. Mullen, Sheriff
Regions
Facilities
Stations
Website
http://www.sheriffalleghenycounty.com/
Footnotes
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Allegheny County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) is a local county law enforcement agency that serves both Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. It primarily provides court, warrant, bailiff, and jail/prisoner transport services for the county. In some jurisdictions it also supplements local law enforcement by providing reserve forces for backup.

History[edit]

The first sheriff to assume office was James Morrison in January 1789.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/localnews/20020915shertextp7.asp
  2. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20051126014019/http://www.sheriffalleghenycounty.com/history.html
  3. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06291/731144-100.stm

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