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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

Sergeant Dale Terry Retires

Published by Alicia W. Coleman / August 11, 2022

Sergeant Dale Terry began his Law Enforcement career in 2010. Sergeant Terry earned several promotions throughout his career with his last promotion as Sergeant on July 10, 2021.

Sheriff

Sergeant Joseph M. Sells retires

Published by Alicia W. Coleman / July 19, 2022

Sergeant Joseph Sells began his Law Enforcement career in 1993. Sergeant Sells earned several promotions throughout his career with his last promotion to the rank of Sergeant in 2006.


Sheriff

Deputy Sheriff II John Samuel Welch

Published by Alicia W. Coleman / July 19, 2022

Deputy Sheriff II John S. Welch began his Law Enforcement career in 2013. Deputy Welch had the highest rank held as a Reserve Lieutenant before being hired full-time in 2013.

Sheriff

Major Mark L. Elliott Retires

Published by Alicia W. Coleman / July 19, 2022

Major Mark L. Elliott began his Law Enforcement career in 1999. Major Elliott earned several promotions throughout his career with his last promotion to the rank of Major on January 26, 2019.


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Forsyth County Crime Statistics Year to Date

Crimes Against Persons
1,323
Crimes Against Property
1,406
Crimes Against Society
775
Group B
5,533
Calls for Service
78,471

* Stats 1/1/2022 thru 7/31/2022

2020 Forsyth County Crime Clock

Violent Crime

  • One homicide every 366 days
  • One rape every 15 days
  • One aggravated assault every 2 days
  • ONE VIOLENT CRIME EVERY 37 HOURS

Property Crime

  • One robbery every 18 days
  • One burglary every 23 hours
  • One larceny every 8 hours
  • One motor vehicle theft every 3 days
  • ONE PROPERTY CRIME EVERY 5 HOURS

Other Crime

  • One Crimes Against Persons every 6 hours
  • One Crimes Against Property every 4 hours
  • One Crimes Against Society every 5 hours
  • One Call for Service every 5 minutes