County Commissioners’ Office
313 West Market Street
Terence Farrell and Michelle Kichline
serve as two of our three
Chester County Prothonotary
Matt Holliday was elected as Chester County’s Prothonotary in 2015.
The department has 70 sworn deputies and is led by Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh, the county’s first female sheriff — an elected position. The department enforces court orders from common pleas court, holds sheriff property sales, serves protection-from-abuse orders and eviction notices, issues gun permits and transports prisoners. The agency also has a K-9 unit with explosive sniffing dogs and participates in a fugitive task force with U.S. Marshal Service.
Carolyn "Bunny" Welsh is the first woman to be elected Sheriff of Chester County.