The Franklin County Sheriff's Office employs over 100 members, including both sworn and non-sworn personnel, and is responsible for ensuring that the citizens of Franklin County receive emergency services in a timely and efficient manner. The Sheriff's Office maintains a number of internal divisions within the organization that deliver a variety of law related services to more than 56,000 citizens of the County. Uniformed personnel also ensure that more than 728 square miles of land mass and waterways are provided with a marked police presence on a daily basis.
Our offices are located beside the Courthouse Complex at:
70 E Court Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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If you feel that an employee or officer has assisted you in any way that was helpful and attentive to your needs, or you were dissatisfied with the service you received, please let us know.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is always seeking individuals interested in a rewarding career in law enforcement and public safety. Find out how you can apply today.
Read a message from Sheriff Overton to the citizens of Franklin County.
The Office of the Sheriff believes that in order for any agency to truly succeed and make positive advancements, it must outline and make certain that its core values are clear to the members that represent it. Read our mission statement.
The Professional Standards Unit supports the mission and core beliefs of the Office of the Sheriff. Its primary function is to ensure all members of the agency comply with departmental standards and inter-agency protocols.