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Posted on: November 30, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SEEKS FULL TIME DEPUTIES

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seeks candidates for full-time Law Enforcement/Patrol positions. 
Requirements: HS diploma or equiv., valid VA driver’s license & must successfully pass background check, drug, physical ...
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Posted on: November 26, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE MAKES ARREST ON STORE ROBBERY

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Several days after someone robbed Old Kingery Store on Grassy Hill Road, Franklin County Sheriff's Office Investigators made an arrest in the case.

Shirley Kina-Darath Sigmon of Franklin County was arrested on November 25th with charges of Robbery...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF ADVISES OF MULTIPLE ROAD CLOSURES IN THE COUNTY

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Per VDOT, effective immediately, the following roads will be closed for a period of time:
(1) A section of DAVIS MILL ROAD, between Route 40 and Falcon Ridge Road will be closed until December 16th, 2020
(2) A section of ROCK LILY ROAD, about 1.26 miles sou...
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Posted on: November 9, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE STILL PRODUCING CHRISTMAS CHARITY WITHOUT TREES

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For the past several years, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office pre-sold Christmas trees in order to help families in Franklin County during this holiday time.
This year is different.
Deputy H. L. Nolen, Outreach Coordinator said today, "We k...
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Posted on: November 5, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE URGES DRIVERS TO “PUT DOWN THAT PHONE”

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In an effort to lower the rising rates of accidents and fatalities in our state and nation, the Office of the Sheriff is urging drivers to please not drive and operate their phone.

Effective January 1st, 2021, it will be unlawful for any person to operate ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER DISCUSSES PERSONAL SAFETY RULES WITH STUDENTS

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Last week, School Resource Officer Deputy Wooldridge was invited to speak with many of the students who participate in the Boys and Girls Club sponsored by the Rocky Mount Elementary School. 
He challenged the students to make a promise to keep th...
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Posted on: November 4, 2020

KELLER WILLIAMS REALITY SHOWS APPRECATION

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Recently, Michelle Vandergrift and Tommie Joe Walker dropped by the Office of the Sheriff and brought Subway sandwiches to show their support of law enforcement and first responders. We were so honored to receive these great food items.
Thanks to Michelle,...
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Posted on: October 21, 2020

COMMUNITY HEALTH SURVEY

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Every three years, Franklin County's Community Health Assessment Team (CHAT) conducts a "Community Health Assessment Survey" to evaluate the needs to improve the health of the communities that we serve. This includes access to care, qua...
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Posted on: October 12, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SEEKS FULL TIME DEPUTIES

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seeks candidates for full-time Law Enforcement/Patrol positions. 
Requirements: HS diploma or equiv., valid VA driver’s license & must successfully pass background check, drug, physical & written tests ...
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Posted on: October 12, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TEAMS WITH LOCAL CHURCH TO RECEIVE FOOD DONATION

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In the month of August, the Office of the Sheriff was able to team up with
Faith Assembly of God
in Ferrum, VA to receive a large donation of frozen foods from
Convoy of Hope
Members from the Bridging the Gap offender program assisted church mem...
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Posted on: August 31, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO PURSUE CALEA

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Franklin County Sheriff, Bill Overton, announced on August 20th the Office of the Sheriff would begin the process to become nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). See the link (below) for the fu...

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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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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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