The principal responsibility of the Uniform Patrol Division is to provide twenty-four hour protection and services for the citizens of and visitors to Forsyth County. The Uniform Patrol Division is charged with the following responsibilities: Preventing the occurrence of street crimes through visible preventive patrol; Responding as quickly as possible, to all requests of an emergency nature; Improving the criminal apprehension rate by conducting thorough preliminary investigations where appropriate; Reducing accident hazards through the enforcement of traffic laws; Responding to motor vehicle accidents and render aid to injured victims; Assisting citizens in dealing with legal, medical, social or humanitarian problems through direct crisis intervention and/or making referrals to agencies equipped to deal with such problems; and Improving law enforcement and community relations by increasing the quality and quantity of contact between citizens and the Sheriff’s Office.

Franco, Bill

Captain Bill Franco
Uniform Patrol Section Commander