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Posted on: June 1, 2020

LOCAL MCDONALD'S GIFTS SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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The McDonald’s of Rocky Mount supplied the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office night shift employees with a meal on Friday, May 29th.
Sgt. Jesse Ramsey is pictured with McDonald’s staff Alice Foley and Melissa Spicer.
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 20, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN YOUNG LADY'S BIRTHDAY DRIVE-BY

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Last week, Sgt. Lewis Wimmer, Sgt. Sgt. Keith Grantham and Sgt. Chris Johnson led a parade of family and friends by the home of Brianne Witcher’s home to help celebrate her 13th birthday.

Happy Birthday Brianne!

See Brianne’s video here:...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 25, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HONORS OUR FALLEN ARMED FORCES MEMBERS

May Memorial Day

It started as Decoration Day after the Civil War. A day to honor our service members who sacrificed their lives. A day where family and friends would lay flowers on the graves.
 
It was called Memorial Day after World War I and in 1971, the fourth ...
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 15, 2020

STRONG TOWER MINISTRIES VISITS FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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 Dave Herald of Strong Tower Ministries stopped our office on Thursday, May 14th and gifted FCSO with coffee, PPE masks and other items.

 Strong Tower Ministries reaches out to law enforcement, public safety and/or military personnel suff...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 15, 2020

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY DONATES TO SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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Keller Williams Realty, located locally in Westlake, donated comfort stuffed animals when Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrive at situations where a child needs assistance emotionally.

Keller Williams Realty also gifted other law enfo...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 12, 2020

NATIONAL PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY

National Police Week

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. 

Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special re...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 9, 2020

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office wishes all moms a Happy Mother’s Day.
 
Have a blessed day.

Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 8, 2020

HOMESTEAD CREAMERY VISITS FCSO

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Homestead Creamery of Burnt Chimney brought their mobile trailer to the Sheriff’s Office parking lot on Thursday, May 7th. Offering many flavors of their great ice cream at a reduced price, the courthouse, jail and Office of the Sheriff complexe...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 7, 2020

LUNCH DONATION FROM QUIZNOS

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Today, May 6th, the Office of the Sheriff was provided two trays of sandwiches for lunch from Quiznos, donated by Virginia Furniture Market. We greatly appreciate the support!

Pictured is Dispatcher Withrow

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 7, 2020

NATIONAL NURSES DAY, MAY 6TH

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Happy National Nurses Day to each and every nurse out there. Your care and compassion are as powerful as any medicine. Thank you for all that you do for our community!!

Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 5, 2020

LOCAL COMPANY DONATES N95 MASKS

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Tuesday, May 5th, ShopEvident located in Glade Hill, donated 900 N95 masks to first responders in the county.Masks were divided between Franklin County Department of Public Safety, Rocky Mount Police Department and the Office of the Sheriff."We thank...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 5, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE K9 SASHA TO GET DONATION OF BODY ARMOR

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Franklin County Sheriff’s Office K9 Sasha will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Sasha’s vest is sponsored by Don and Misty Fike of Ga...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 2, 2020

DAYLIGHT DONUTS HAS NEW OWNER

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Daylight Donuts in Rocky Mount is under new ownership.

Sarah Hammock, new owner/operator, welcomes everyone to stop by. At the same location, 918 Old Franklin Turnpike in the Rocky Mount Plaza.

 Sarah gifted the Sheriff’s Office with 2 do...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 3, 2020

DONATED MASKS FOR THE OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF

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The Office of the Sheriff wants to extend a great "Thank You" to Mary Hall for her generous donation of handmade masks for the members and their families! We appreciate the support!!

Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 2, 2020

MCDONALD'S PROVIDES MEALS FOR NIGHT SHIFT

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McDonald’s of Rocky Mount recently provided dinner for members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Owner/Operator, Amanda Rucker said, "We wanted to make sure the evening shift received meals. It was our pleasure to provide fo...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 1, 2020

LUNCH PROVIDED BY LOCAL COMPANY

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Recently, Lucinda Scruggs, Victoria Scruggs and the staff at Quality Realty provided lunch for the Office of the Sheriff.

Delivered by Quiznos, the meal was enjoyed by our Dispatchers, Corrections Staff, Patrol Division and Investigations.

Thanks to Lucinda...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 1, 2020

SERVPRO OF ROANOKE VALLEY SUPPLIES LUNCH FOR SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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Clark Goodman, Servpro of Roanoke Valley, gifted the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office with lunch recently. 

Clark contacted Buddy’s BBQ in Rocky Mount and had delivery set up.

 The meal was fantastic.

Outreach Coordinato...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 28, 2020

VIRGINIA DMV AND FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REMINDING EVERYONE TO BUCKLE UP

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The Virginia Highway Safety Office and the Office of the Sheriff encourages everyone to wear their seat belts during every trip. 

Seat belts are the single most effective traffic safety device for preventing death during a crash.

The best defense a...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 22, 2020

DOMINO'S PIZZA OF ROCKY MOUNT GIFTS SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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At lunchtime on Tuesday, April 21st the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office didn’t have to look far for a great meal.Domino’s brought by pizzas to feed all our shifts.

"To say we are overwhelmed at the outpouring of kindness...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 18, 2020

VIDEOS THANKING OUR E911 DISPATCHERS

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During this week, celebrating our E911 Dispatchers, several videos have been created and posted letting you see our dispatchers as they are being honored.

Go to our E911 Dispatch Facebook page (Office of the Sheriff County of Franklin E911 Center) and view...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 18, 2020

PIZZA HUT FEEDS OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF

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 Yesterday, our local Pizza Hut brought pizza by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office for our crew.  Manager, Jon Williams is pictured with Lt. Jeff McCarty in front of our building. "The outpouring of charity for...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 17, 2020

CHURCH DONATES MASKS TO FCSO

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Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Bedford County donated over 45 masks to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office yesterday.   

Our own Citizens On Patrol (COPS) member, Harry Simmerman dropped the masks by yesterday.

Thanks so m...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 14, 2020

EL RIO DONATES TO OFFICE

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The Franklin County restaurant community continues to bless the Office of the Sheriff.El Rio Mexican Restaurant prepared food for our staff. Sgt. Megan Patterson is pictured with Manager, Ceasar Macias.Thanks to all the El Rio staff, it means a lot to us....

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 13, 2020

LOCAL RESTAURANT BRINGS FOOD BY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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Last week, Ruth’s Restaurant staff stopped by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and brought portions of their great food items.We are so thankful for this gift and the Office of the Sheriff would like to remind ALL Franklin County r...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 13, 2020

CONTINUING TO HELP NON PROFITS

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The Rocky Mount Church of God mobile kitchen was up and running recently and several groups came out to assist.

Providing meals to those in need, RMCG, Franklin Heights Baptist Church, Franklin County Public Safety and the Franklin County Sheriff&rsquo...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 11, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE HELPING AT NON PROFITS

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Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office are attempting to assist several county non-profits, providing manpower lost from use of our trusty program being suspended.Last week, Deputy William Martin is shown helping Pam Chitwood unload the...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 4, 2020

OUTPOURING OF COMMUNITY HEART

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 Last week, Koddie Wickline Co-General Manager of the Rocky Mount Domino’s Pizza dropped by and presented Lt. Justin Hylton a gift of 10 pizzas. Hylton stated, “We are seeing a tremendous community spirit and for all ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 4, 2020

HAND SANITIZER GIVEN BY LOCAL COMPANY

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Twin Creek Distillery brought a case of hand sanitizer by the Office of the Sheriff recently.

Sgt Greg Talley said,” Converting their normal production to create sanitizer proved to be a huge benefit for us. As we continue to do our job, we have ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 4, 2020

COUNTY BUSINESS GIFTS SHERIFF'S OFFICE WITH CLEANING PRODUCT

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Recently, Deidra Nininger from Allied Termite and Pets Control, Boones Mill, stopped by our office and donated several gallons of a concentrated liquid agent rated to kill viruses.Captain Erik is pictured with Deidra and said, "This is a huge asset t...

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Sheriff Spotlight