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Sheriff's Office Receives CALEA Reaccreditation

By Ashleigh Sloop / August 17, 2016

Forsyth County Sheriff William T. Schatzman and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) received its second reaccreditation award from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).

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Back to School Safety Tips

By Ashleigh Sloop / August 17, 2016

Every day millions of students use school buses as transportation to and from school. Although school buses represent the safest form of highway transportation, there are a number of safety factors of which both student and drivers should be aware.


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Twelve Communities Participate in National Night Out

By Ashleigh Sloop / August 4, 2016

On Tuesday, August 2nd, twelve Forsyth County neighborhoods participated in National Night Out. Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office deputies shared a meal and fellowship with citizens. Members of the community had an opportunity to speak about concerns and deputies provided community safety information.

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Concealed Handgun and Fingerprinting Services

By Ashleigh Sloop / August 1, 2016

New concealed handgun applications and fingerprinting services will be by appointment only


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Summer Safety Tips

By Ashleigh Sloop / July 1, 2016

With Summer in full swing and the July 4th weekend approaching, Forsyth County Sheriff William T. Schatzman asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday happy, enjoyable and safe for everyone.

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Forsyth County Crime Statistics Year to Date

County Wide Offenses

Part I
1517

County Wide Offenses

Part II
2809

County Wide Offenses

Non Reportable
3131

Calls for Service

 
90864

* Stats 2016-01-01 thru 2016-07-31

2015 Forsyth County Crime Clock

Violent Crime

  • One homicide every 122 days
  • One rape every 17 days
  • One robbery every 12 days
  • One aggravated assault every 1 days
  • ONE VIOLENT CRIME EVERY 1 DAY

Property Crime

  • One burglary every 13 hours
  • One larceny every 6 hours
  • One motor vehicle theft every 3 days
  • One arson every 19 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