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Posted on: August 15, 2022

SLOW DOWN ON THE HIGHWAYS

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Speed kills! 
In partnership with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, the Office of the Sheriff advises motorists driving fast wrecks lives.
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: August 11, 2022

PULL OVER FOR 1ST RESPONDERS

Pull Over Law

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office reminds motorists to watch out for 1st responders going to emergency calls OR on the roadside at an  incident.
Pull over in a slow speed, safe manner.
IT'S THE LAW
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: August 3, 2022

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT GREAT EVENT

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Our National Night Out was a huge success! Thanks to all that participated in this event.

Click the link and see the write up AND photos.

 National Night Out

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: July 26, 2022

REMEMBERING K9 REX

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It is with great sadness that the Office of the Sheriff announces the End of Watch for (Retired) K-9 Rex.
K-9 Rex began his career in law enforcement at the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. He was received by 1st Lt T. Dameron in 2011, when he ...
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 31, 2022

BE MOTORCYCLE AWARE SAYS THE FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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Warm weather means more bicycles and motorcycles on the road. Make sure you are not distracted when you are on the road and check and double check your blind spots before changing lanes or turning onto roads or streets. We are here to protect you, help us...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 26, 2022

DON'T OPERATED YOUR BOAT IMPAIRED

BOAT

As a responsible citizen, you are probably aware that it is not legal or safe to drink and operate a boat. Boating under the influence is just as dangerous, if not more, as driving a vehicle while intoxicated. The legal limit for blood alcohol content is ...
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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 10, 2022

DO YOUR PART TO KEEP OUR ROADSIDES CLEAN

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As warmer weather is upon us, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office would like to remind all of our residents and visitors to respect our beautiful county scenery and DISPOSE OF YOUR LITTER PROPERLY! Since January 2022, our Inmate Work Force has c...
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Sheriff Spotlight