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Sheriff

Mission

The Sheriff's Office is a law enforcement agency sworn to serve and protect the citizens and property of Greene County. The mission of the Sheriff’s Office is to enforce the laws of the Commonwealth, administer the civil process, serve and enforce court orders, issue licenses to carry firearms and provide security for the courthouse and all county property. The Sheriff’s Office also assists local, state and federal agencies in the pursuit of justice.

Brief Office Overview:
The office is committed to diligently strive to enforce all the laws of the Commonwealth and serve and protect the citizens of Greene County to the best of the office’s ability.
Each deputy by state law must complete a 760-hour training school. The Sheriff's Training Institute is conducted through Penn State University and is located on the main campus at State College.
The Sheriff's Office's functions and responsibilities include: Warrants, firearm application processes, civil processes, Protection from Abuse orders, courtroom security, county building security and prisoner transport.  

Contact Information

Greene County Courthouse
10 East High Street
1st Floor
Waynesburg, PA 15370

Department Contacts:

Marcus Simms
Sheriff
Tony Gismondi
Chief Deputy Sheriff
Marshall Simmons
Sergeant
Amanda Stauffer
Sergeant

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 The Sheriff's Office has the responsibility for the physical service of a wide variety of civil processes such as court orders, writs, executions, summons, tax liens, subpoenas, divorce complaints, landlord/tenant orders and orders of possession, mortgage foreclosures and Sheriff's sales.

We do not have deadlines for filing Writs. Sale dates are scheduled in the order the Writs are received. Real Estate sales are held at 10:00 AM in the Greene County Courthouse, Main Hall, 10 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 on the day the sale has been scheduled.
Terms and Conditions: Anyone interested in bidding on a property must appear in person at the Sheriff's sale. The amount of the debt on individual properties can be obtained from the real estate department in the Sheriff’s Office.
All sales are posted in the Sheriff's Office at least 30 days prior to the day of the sale. Sheriff’s sales are published for three successive weeks prior to the sale in local newspapers. Sheriff’s sales also are published by the Greene County Bar Association in the Greene County Reports.
The purchaser must pay 10 percent of the bid price in cash or certified check. The balance of the bid price is due 20 days after the sale. Sheriff’s poundage is based on 2 percent of the bid price.

Attorney's Checklist

- Advance fee of $1,000.00 made payable to the Greene County Sheriff
- Original Writ of Execution
- Provide physical address of real estate to be sold
- Long description of the property in HTML or .txt format sent to Deborah Stockdale
- Short description of the property for advertising; must have deed or record book and page number, parcel number and street address
- Lien Creditors Affidavit, Rule 3129.1
- One copy of Notice of Sale for each defendant with date left blank
- Two self-addressed stamped envelopes
Note: Handbill will be posted upon the real property no later than 30 days prior to sale date.


Sales Listing

K9 Program If you would like to schedule a K9 Demonstration for your school or group, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 724-852-5218 or 724-627-7207.

Building Security

Building security for our county government is provided by the Sheriff’s office. Security to enter the courthouse and offices within the Human Services Department are the main focus of security personnel. During high profile trial proceedings, the courthouse is considered of higher risk, and main doors are locked to the general public. Employees wearing their government identification badges are permitted to enter through security scanners set up at the lower-level door; all other persons entering the courthouse during a high-profile trial will need to walk through our security scanners, relinquishing any weaponry or other devices considered harmful to other persons or our building. For additional information, please contact the Sheriff's office at 724-852-5218 during normal business hours.

Also recently implemented is our county office building security; uptown offices are being patrolled three times daily by two security guards. These guards walk each floor of each of the county office buildings in uptown Waynesburg. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Sheriff's office at 724-852-5218 during normal business hours.

In June 2014, proximity/ID cards for county building entrance were also implemented for added security. Approximately 300 ID cards were issued to county employees to replace building keys. The cards serve both as a County ID and to open the doors to the uptown offices, including the courthouse, county office building, Ben Franklin, Fort Jackson, and 911. Using a key to enter a door will be considered a forced entry and the logs need to be kept clean for actual problems. For questions on the id cards, contact the IT office at 724-852-5296 or Human Resources at 724-852-5200.
 

Sheriff's Office Personnel

Sheriff and Deputies

Sheriff Marcus Simms                           Chief Deputy Tony Gismondi
Corporal Nick Gustovich                        Sheriff Deputy Tom Jensen

Security

Josh Sifuentes              Bob Lahew
Mark Grimes                 Lisa Jordan
Samantha Galterio

Administrative 

Deborah Stockdale       Chis Bailey