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 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.

  2. Explorer Post 975 Wins Camp Grimes “Survival Weekend”

    Explorer Post 975 Wins Camp Grimes “Survival Weekend”

    The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 975 participated in a law enforcement competition October 17-19 at camp Grimes in Morganton, NC.

  3. In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    The Sheriff Office regretfully acknowledges that Benny, K9 partner and loyal friend of Deputy Ryan Rae, died unexpectedly from surgical complications following a brief illness on September 26, 2014.