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. Deputy Ron Lewis Retires

    Deputy Ron Lewis Retires

    Deputy Lewis began his law enforcement career in 1996 with the FCSO as a Reserve Officer Deputy Sheriff, eventually earning the rank of Lieutenant in the Reserves.

  2. Reserve Lieutenant Jerry Brown Retires

    Reserve Lieutenant Jerry Brown Retires

    After more than 42 years of law enforcement service to the citizens of Forsyth county, Lieutenant Brown retired on November 24, 2014.

  3. Captain Scott Miller Retires

    Captain Scott Miller Retires

    After more than 20 years of law enforcement service to the citizens of Forsyth county, Captain Miller retired on November 30, 2014.

  4. Sheriff’s Citizen Academy

    Sheriff’s Citizen Academy

    The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 1st annual Sheriff’s Citizens Academy.