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The Corrections Division is responsible for the care, custody and control of individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting adjudication or disposition, or those individuals that are serving time after being sentenced.  Personnel employed in this division have the responsibility to protect the public from incarcerated criminals, protect fellow officers from inmates and protect inmates from other inmates at all times.

The Corrections Division also places huge emphasis on competency development and rehabilitation programs.  The Sheriff's Office  currently has  an agreement with the Franklin County Public School System to provide General Education Development (GED) instruction to all qualified inmates.  This agreement allows inmates to utilize their time at the Franklin County Jail to further their education.

In addition to these accomplishments and achievements, the Corrections Division continues to stay  involved  in  numerous  other rehabilitation programs as well.  This is due to the importance that the Sheriff has placed on continuing education and furthering the development of relationships and practices that produce a more productive, proficient, and proactive organization.

For more information on employment opportunities or general information regarding the Corrections Division please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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DRUG SATURATION REPORT POSTED

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FCSO POST DRUG SATURATION PATROL REPORT FOR JULY 16

http://franklincountysheriffsoffice.org/Drug_Saturation_7-16-19_6b92c.pdf

 

 

 

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

drug take back day 62588The Spring DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10AM - 2PM. Locations will be at Kroger - Westlake Area.....Kroger - Rocky Mount and Ferrum College Police Department. Click on "View All Flyers", go down near the bottom and click Spring Drug Take Back Day to see the details. No syringes, lancets, or sharps of any kind will be accepted. This event is in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Rocky Mount Police Department and Ferrum College Police Department

 

 

 

 

DEPUTY MILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL UPDATE

S Mills Middle Sch 722f6Deputy Stephannie Mills, Franklin County Sheriff's Office Resource Officer, has been busy in 2019. She has been teaching on and bringing awareness to topics like gangs, bullying, dangers of social media and much more. She helps oversee the High Five Club at Middle School and is very interactive with the students. Go to our Flyers Section (middle left side of the home page) on our webpage and click on the Deputy Mills/Middle School Flyer for all the photos and details. Good job Deputy Mills.

 

 

 

 

 

TIPS TO AVOID BEING SCAMMED

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has posted "Tips To Avoid Being Scammed" See on the left side of this home page, the wording "View All Flyers Here" and click on SCAMMERS . It is our hope everyone will read and follow these 10 easy suggestions on how to stop being a victim of a scammer. 

 

 

 

 

VIRGINIA SHERIFF'S INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIPS NOW OPEN

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The Virginia Sheriff's Institute Scholarship procedure is now open. Please note that the process for applying for the Virginia Sheriff's Institute scholarship is being conducted completely online this year. The deadline for application is May 1, 2019. If you are interested in applying, you will need a letter of recommendation from Sheriff Overton. Please contact Captain Phillip Young at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, address and telephone number. You will be contacted by the Sheriff's Office to schedule an appointment with Sheriff Overton. The website for VSI will provide the application and answer all questions you may have. Here is the website: http://vasheriffsinstitute.org/scholarship/

 

 

 

 

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