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Sheriff's Office K-9 unit receives dog food donation

Published by Kristal Williams / September 12, 2017

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office were presented with 22 bags of dog food for the K-9 Unit. The donation was made possible by Old Nick Williams Company Farm and Distillery’s Grand Opening fundraising event.

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FCSO Hiring Event - September 7th

Published by Ricky Wright / September 5, 2017

This Thursday, visit FCSO to learn about current job opportunities!


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Detention Captain Mark Leake Retires

Published by Kristal Williams / August 29, 2017

Captain Mark Leake began his career in law enforcement with the Stokes County Sheriff’s Office before being hired on March 16th, 1991 by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office as a Detention Officer.

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Deputy Frank Martinez Retires

Published by Kristal Williams / August 29, 2017

Deputy Frank Martinez retired on August 1, 2017 following his law enforcement and military careers


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Forsyth County Eligible to Receive $169,750 in Grant Funds From the Bureau of Justice Assistance

Published by Ricky Wright / August 10, 2017

FORSYTH COUNTY ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE GRANT FUNDS

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Forsyth County Crime Statistics Year to Date

County Wide Offenses

Part I
1741

County Wide Offenses

Part II
3101

County Wide Offenses

Non Reportable
3515

Calls for Service

 
94139

* Stats 2017-01-01 thru 2017-08-31

2016 Forsyth County Crime Clock

Violent Crime

  • One homicide every 183 days
  • One rape every 26 days
  • One robbery every 9 days
  • One aggravated assault every 2 days
  • ONE VIOLENT CRIME EVERY 1 DAY

Property Crime

  • One burglary every 16 hours
  • One larceny every 6 hours
  • One motor vehicle theft every 3 days
  • One arson every 18 days
  • ONE PROPERTY CRIME EVERY 4 HOURS

Other Crime

  • One Part I crime every 3 hours
  • One Part II crime every 2 hours
  • One Crime Incident every 1 hour
  • One Call for Service every 4 minutes