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Posted on: February 9, 2021

VIRGINIA 2021 BURN LAW

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The State of Virginia's Burn Law goes in effect on February 15, 2021 - April 30, 2021.

Click on the attached photo, expand for full view and see more details about the Virginia Burn Law. 

Sheriff News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

VIRGINIA SHERIFF'S INSTITUTE OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP

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If you are a rising senior at Franklin County High School and are going to college for a Criminal Justice Degree, the VSI offers a scholarship. This is also for those already in college for a Criminal Justice Degree.

Follow the link, below, and apply for t...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: February 4, 2021

FCSO RECEIVES CERTIFICATION ON SAFE POLICING

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In January 2021, the Office of the Sheriff received certification from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VALEPSC) confirming that this department meets the eligibility standards set forth by the U. S. Department of Justice fo...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: February 4, 2021

SHERIFF'S OFFICE ASKS, "DO YOU KNOW THESE PEOPLE"?

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The Office of the Sheriff has sent out a press release concerning theft from a vehicle and use of the victim's credit cards.

The suspects allegedly broke into a resident's vehicle and stole credit cards, then, used these credit cards at t...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

NEW PHONE LAW HAS BEEN IN EFFECT ABOUT A MONTH

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(Fixing an error in our earlier post today......thanks Sgt. Chad Austin)
The new code (46.2-818.2) has been in effect for almost one month.
“It is unlawful for any person, while driving a moving motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth, t...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

COVID -19 INFORMATION

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Sharing information from the World Health Organization concerning lessening the spread of COVID - 19.

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BE SAFE

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Sheriff News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

COVID SCAM INFORMATION

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See the flyer / picture attached to this article.

Great information to help all of us be aware of Covid scammers.

This picture was from our neighboring law enforcement partners, Henry County Sheriff's Office

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Sheriff News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

BE AWARE OF NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN AT SCRUGGS ROAD AND BLUEWATER DRIVE

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The Office of the Sheriff would like to remind everyone traveling in the Scruggs Road area to be aware of a new traffic pattern at the Scruggs Road/Bluewater Drive intersection.
There is now a FOUR-WAY STOP at this intersection, where previously only traff...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY

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Great information from the Franklin County Department of Public Safety.

Note #5 on how to turn off the water.

Also remember, use your drying towel to open the door/s/ exiting the restroom area.

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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

DRUG SATURATION PATROL

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Drug Saturation Patrol-1/13/20-10a-10p

Total Traffic Stops-36

Areas Patrolled- Virgil Goode Hwy, Town, Doe Run, Sontag, Henry, Boones Mill, Redwood, Sydnorsville, Wirtz, Callaway, Ferrum, Snow Creek

Race/Gender-Includes All Occupants of Vehicle

Black Males-9

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