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Town Hall Meeting
Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 06:30pm - 08:30pm

Town Hall Meeting to be held from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Tuesday, April 11 at Pigg River Community Building in Rocky Mount, VA.  All residents invited.

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SHERIFF BILL OVERTON TO HOST ANOTHER CRASE EVENT

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SHERIFF PLANS ANOTHER CRASE EVENT
Due to incredible demand, Sheriff Bill Overton announces another CRASE event on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. CRASE stands for Citizen's Response to Active Shooter Events. The class will be held at the Franklin Center, 50 Claiborne Avenue in Rocky Mount and Sheriff Overton is making it FREE to all who pre-register. Times are from 6PM - 8PM. You can ONLY pre-register by calling the Franklin Center at 540-483-0179, as seating is limited. The last two seminars filled quickly, so make your calls today. See attached flyer in our "View All Flyers Here" tab on Home Page.

 

 

 

 

SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS REACCREDITED

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Sheriff Bill Overton and his Command Staff were in Manassas, VA last week for a review of the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission’s reaccreditation process. The commission voted unanimously to award a certification. See full story (below) in the attached Franklin News Post article.

http://www.thefranklinnewspost.com/news/sheriff-s-office-reaccredited/article_1db2f70c-132f-11e8-869c-7319f126026e.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

 

 

 

 

SHERIFF'S OFFICE MAKES DRUG ARRESTS

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On 2/9, FCSO conducted a drug interdiction in various locations. The activity produced 10 Felony Arrests and 17 Misdemeanor Arrests. See our Facebook "Standing Watch" page for a more detailed breakdown. Narcotics Unit, Patrol Officers and K-9 Units were utilized in this series of interdictions and arrests. Another great team effort by our officers.

 

 

 

 

SHERIFF OVERTON ENCOURAGES STOP TEXTING

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SHERIFF OVERTON ENCOURAGES DRIVERS TO STOP TEXTING WHILE DRIVING
"Distracted driving is a problem to all who are on our highways and texting while driving is one a the most dangerous." Sheriff Bill Overton said today. "Please, STOP texting while driving, the Office of the Sheriff wants everyone to return home safe to your families."

Check out this video: https://youtu.be/tT415epIpY8

 

 

 

 

 

FCSO CONDUCTS DRUG INTERDICTION

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On January 18th, The Office of The Sheriff conducted a drug interdiction in various areas of Franklin County. As a result, 10 drug related charges were placed that included 4 felonies and 6 misdemeanors. One charge was assualt on a law enforcement officer. The Narcotics Unit of the Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate charges as they relate to this event.  

 

 

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