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Posted on: February 11, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE READS TO CLASS AT STEP, INC.

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On Tuesday, February 11th, Captain Duane Amos and E911 Communications Officer Cailyn Arrington stopped by Step, Inc. and read to a few classes.
Captain Amos commented on how attentive the students were and Arrington advised the visit was very positive.
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: February 10, 2020

GIRL SCOUT TROOP VISITS SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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This weekend, Girl Scout Troop 8456 made a visit to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. 
Co-Group Leader, Jamie Mize said the troop was interested in learning about police work and our office.
They were given a tour of our E911 Communic...
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: February 10, 2020

GIRL SCOUT TROOP VISITS SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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This weekend, Girl Scout Troop 8456 made a visit to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. 
Co-Group Leader, Jamie Mize said the troop was interested in learning about police work and our office.
They were given a tour of our E911 Communic...
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: February 10, 2020

GIRL SCOUT TROOP VISITS SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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This weekend, Girl Scout Troop 8456 made a visit to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. 
Co-Group Leader, Jamie Mize said the troop was interested in learning about police work and our office.
They were given a tour of our E911 Communic...
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: February 5, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE VISITS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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 Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies are in and out of our local schools each day they are in session. Today, Sgt. Steve Grantham made a stop by Callaway Elementary School.

 While there, he visited Ms. Bowles’ Fi...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: February 6, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE BRINGS CRASE CLASS TO LOCAL BUSINESS

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 Recently, Sgt. Darryl King, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, held a CRASE training for the employees of Capp’s Home Building Center, Westlake.

 CRASE stands for Citizen Response to an Active Shooter Event.

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: January 21, 2020

SHERIFF OVERTON WINS AWARD

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Sheriff Bill Overton received the "Leader of the Year" award from the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet last week. Below is an excerpt from their website announcing the winners.

Thank you for such a special night last ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: January 14, 2020

CUB SCOUT GROUP VISITS SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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Monday, January 14th, Cub Scout Troop 130 Smith Mountain Lake visited the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
While here, Sgt. J. P. Nolen and Inv. Ryan King gave the group of tour of the office and Deputy Tim Burton gave the troop a K9 demonstrati...
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: January 10, 2020

THANKS TO PUBLIC

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Yesterday, January 9th, was Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. 

 We wish to thank each of you that posted on social media, called us or contacted us in some way to say "Thank You" It meant a lot and we deeply appreciate ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: January 3, 2020

SERVPRO GIFTS SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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On December 30th, Clark Goodman, ServPro's Business Development Coordinator for the Roanoke area, stopped by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office to gift us with delicious Bojangles Chicken and all the fixings.

ServPro has provided 1st Responders and Publi...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: January 2, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE MAKES GIRL'S WISH COME TRUE

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One little girl, part of an Operation Christmas Tree family, stated as her "gift" this year, was to have a deputy sheriff bring their car by and visit with her. Just before Christmas Day, Franklin County Deputy Sheriff Morgan Funck made the wish...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: January 1, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE ATTENDS STEP/HEAD START EVENT

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December 16, at the Franklin Center, STEP and Head Start sponsored a Parent & Community Conference.Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Advocate Coordinator, Katrina Hancock was present.

Thanks to all that organized the event and for all ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: December 31, 2019

FRANKLIN COUNTY DEPUTY RECEIVES AWARD

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 Franklin County Deputy Davonte Taylor was recently recognized by WoodmenLife for outstanding achievement.

 See post below from WL Rep, Lisa Landes.

 Pictured L-R: Deputy Taylor and Captain Duane Amos

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: December 30, 2019

OPERATION CHRISTMAS TREE ENDS ON HIGH NOTE

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As Franklin County Sheriff, Bill Overton opened the ceremony of Operation Christmas Tree’s final phase, Gifting Day, it brought to a close this year’s charity that helped 39 Franklin County families experience a better Christmas. A culmination of many mon...

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