To enhance quality of life and sense of community in Forsyth County by providing
effective criminal justice services that are guided by integrity and compassion,
and supported by the trust of those we protect.
To ensure the security of life and property, prevent crime and disorder, and enforce
the laws of North Carolina and the United States.
- Integrity - Trust - Compassion
To identify and deploy best practice methods incorporating them into our policies
and procedures while engaging in continuing education in sheriff’s office responsibilities.
The FCSO is a comprehensive provider of public safety services. We are one team
with one mission to keep Forsyth County safe. We are committed to the most current
best practices and effective research based methods to ensure our citizens enjoy
the highest quality of life. We are professional, responsible, and accountable and
perform with courage and dedication, often with great sacrifice. I am honored to
be part of the FCSO team.
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With Summer in full swing and the July 4th weekend approaching, Forsyth County Sheriff William T. Schatzman asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday happy, enjoyable and safe for everyone.
$155,272 Available From the Bureau of Justice Assistance
On May 5th, the Sheriff’s Citizen Patrol (SCP) was awarded three service awards at the Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards breakfast. Volunteers from around the county were honored at this event held at Salem College and sponsored by Hands On Northwest North Carolina, United Way and the Winston-Salem Journal.