All matters pertaining to press releases, both of an internal and external nature, are the responsibility of the Public Information Officer.  This individual coordinates the relations of the Office of the Sheriff with  the   news  media, and is the primary liaison for local, state and national media through its response to incidents and dissemination of news releases regarding departmental programs and activities.

This position is vital in making sure that the public remains informed regarding matters pertaining to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.  It also ensures that citizens are made aware of current or upcoming events involving public safety events or emergency management situations.

For more information on press releases  or other services provided by the Public Information Officer, please feel free to contact Capt Phillip Young.