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.
Sheriff's Office NewsSubscribe
Soon our streets will be scattered with children trick-or-treating on Halloween. Unfortunately, several injuries occur each year due to falls and pedestrian involved car accidents. Following common sense practices can keep events safer and more enjoyable.
The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 975 participated in a law enforcement competition September 25-27 at Camp Grimes in Morganton, NC. “Survival Weekend” is held annually with competitive events that encompass aspects of physical fitness and law enforcement activities.
After 30 years of law enforcement service to Forsyth County, Captain Millard Shepherd retired from the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office on October 1st, 2015.