Sheriff's Office

Sheriff's Administration Building

Our Vision:

To enhance quality of life and sense of community in Forsyth County by providing effective criminal justice services that are guided by integrity and compassion, and supported by the trust of those we protect.

Our Mission:

To ensure the security of life and property, prevent crime and disorder, and enforce the laws of North Carolina and the United States.

Our Values:

  • Integrity - Trust - Compassion

Our Strategy:

To identify and deploy best practice methods incorporating them into our policies and procedures while engaging in continuing education in sheriff’s office responsibilities.

Sheriff's Message:

The FCSO is a comprehensive provider of public safety services. We are one team with one mission to keep Forsyth County safe. We are committed to the most current best practices and effective research based methods to ensure our citizens enjoy the highest quality of life. We are professional, responsible, and accountable and perform with courage and dedication, often with great sacrifice. I am honored to be part of the FCSO team.

Sheriff's Office News

  1. Sheriff’s Citizens Patrol Receives Three Volunteer Service Awards

    Sheriff’s Citizens Patrol Receives Three Volunteer Service Awards

    On May 5th, the Sheriff’s Citizen Patrol (SCP) was awarded three service awards at the Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards breakfast. Volunteers from around the county were honored at this event held at Salem College and sponsored by Hands On Northwest North Carolina, United Way and the Winston-Salem Journal.

  2. Operation Medicine Drop

    Operation Medicine Drop

    Drop off expired or unwanted prescription medications in Rural Hall on June 16, 2015.