The Dauphin County Sheriff's Office
Nicholas Chimienti Jr. Sheriff
Dauphin County Courthouse - 1st Floor
101 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 780-6590
The Dauphin County Sheriff's Department is an arm of the Court. The Sheriff, elected to a four-year term, oversees the transporting of prisoners from the Dauphin County Prison to the Courthouse, securing the interior of the courtroom, and serving court papers.
The Sheriff protects citizens from dangerous prisoners and safeguards against escapes.
Additionally, the Sheriff issues permits to citizens wishing to carry a concealed gun.