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Latest News & Highlights

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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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2016 Sheriff’s Citizen Academy

By Ashleigh Sloop / June 16, 2016

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2nd annual Sheriff’s Citizens Academy.


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Forsyth County Crime Statistics Year to Date

County Wide Offenses

Part I
1015

County Wide Offenses

Part II
2049

County Wide Offenses

Non Reportable
2152

Calls for Service

 
69149

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