About the Office of Philadelphia Sheriff

The Office of the Sheriff, City and County of Philadelphia is committed to serving and protecting the lives, property and rights of all within a framework of high ethical standards and professional conduct at all time.

The Office is responsible to provide safety to all that enter Philadelphia courtrooms including, judges, juries, defendants, witnesses, courtroom personnel and the public.

It is also responsible to manage all First Judicial Court ordered foreclosures of property - that includes mortgage and tax sales, in an ethical, honest, transparent and respectful manner while offering dignity to all involved in the procedure.

Office Hours

The Office of the Philadelphia Sheriff is open for visitors Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  The office is also accessible by phone Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The office will be closed on all national holidays.

Weapons are not permitted.