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Victim Services

IF YOU ARE A VICTIM OF A CRIME

If you are the victim of a crime please report the offense as soon as practical by calling our Communications Section at 336-727-2112. A deputy will respond to your location and start the investigative process by filing a report. If you need immediate assistance or you’re involved in an emergency, please dial 911.

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Latest News & Highlights

Sheriff

The 2021 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for FCSO and WSPD

Published by Christina Howell / July 16, 2021

The 2021 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) is $237,492, which will be shared equally between the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office and Winston Salem Police Department.

Sheriff

Mr. Ernest G. Simmons Retires

Published by Alicia W. Coleman / July 7, 2021

Mr. Ernest Simmons began his Law Enforcement career in 1993 as a Detention Officer.


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Forsyth County Crime Statistics Year to Date

Crimes Against Persons
719
Crimes Against Property
1120
Crimes Against Society
664
Group B
4040
Calls for Service
61942

* Stats 2021-01-01 thru 2021-6-30

2018 Forsyth County Crime Clock

Violent Crime

  • One homicide every 183 days
  • One rape every 16 days
  • One robbery every 11 days
  • One aggravated assault every 2 days
  • ONE VIOLENT CRIME EVERY 1 DAY

Property Crime

  • One burglary every 22 hours
  • One larceny every 7 hours
  • One motor vehicle theft every 3 days
  • One arson every 26 days
  • ONE PROPERTY CRIME EVERY 5 HOURS

Other Crime

  • One Part I crime every 4 hours
  • One Part II crime every 2 hours
  • One Crime Incident every 1 hour
  • One Call for Service every 4 minutes