Sheriff's Office Headquarters has moved

Sheriff's Office HeadquartersThe Headquarters building for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has moved. We are now located at 100 E Court House Square (former Forsyth County Court House).

This is where you will now go for the following services:

• Ordinances & Permits – Background checks, alcohol sales, solicitor permits, etc.

• Civil Processing – Property seizures summonses, evictions, writs, temporary probate orders, protection orders, FiFas and condemnations.

• Other Sheriff’s Office functions that are now located in this building include The Office of the Sheriff, The Office of the Chief Deputy, The Office of Professional Standards, Finance, Human Resources, and our Operations Division.

Office hours are still Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office is accessed through the front door of the Courthouse on the street level. Probate Court occupies the lower level of the building and can be accessed through the rear door at the parking lot level.

Anyone visiting this building may park at one of the two parking decks in downtown Cumming. There is marked parking in the employee parking lot for visitors with disabilities who need to access this building.

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Detention Officer Entrance Exam dates announced

Now Hiring

We will be holding entrance exams for detention officers on the following dates:

 

Friday, May 15, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

 

All exams will be at 9 a.m. at 475 Tribble Gap Road, Cumming, GA 30040.

Click on the link below to register and for more information. EVERYONE MUST REGISTER FOR THE EXAM.

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Trunk or Treat 2014

Trunk or TreatBring the kids to the 5th Annual Trunk or Treat Safety Event this Saturday from 6 – 9 p.m.

The event will be at Coal Mountain Park and only requires one bag of candy for admission! The Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department can’t wait to see you there!

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Detention Officer Entrance Exam dates announced

Now Hiring

We will be holding entrance exams for detention officers on the following dates:

Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

All exams will be at 9 a.m. at the Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road, Cumming GA 30040.

Click on the link below to register and for more information. EVERYONE MUST REGISTER FOR THE EXAM.

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Thirteen Cited in Underage Alcohol Sales Sting

On August 20th, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and the Cumming Police Department conducted a joint operation to enforce state laws and ordinances regarding the sales and consumption of alcoholic beverages.

During the operation, thirteen businesses were cited for violations of selling alcohol to minors, eight of which were also cited with city ordinance violations. There were also three of the thirteen businesses who had to close for the night due to no employee on scene having an alcohol sales permit.

A total of forty-four businesses were checked during the operation, all of which were inside the City of Cumming. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Ordinance and Permits Unit conducts these operations frequently as part of an effort to reduce alcohol consumption in teens.

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Now Hiring - Entrance Exams held on August 22nd

 

 

 

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is Hiring!

We will be hold an entrance exam on Friday, August 22nd at 9 a.m. at the Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road, Cumming GA 30040.

 

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22 MONTH OLD MALE STRUCK BY VEHICLE

On May 24, 2014 around 1300 hours, Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an address on Claude Martin Drive in response to a 22 month old male that had been struck by a Chevrolet Trailblazer. The vehicle was being driven by the child’s father. The child walked out of the garage and stood behind the vehicle as the vehicle was backing out of the garage.  The child was struck by the rear bumper and then ran over with the back tire.

The father and mother of the child picked him up from underneath the vehicle and drove him immediately to the Forsyth County Fire Station 9, where firefighters called a helicopter to their location. The child was then transported by Children’s Health Care Critical Care Helicopter to Egleston Hospital, where he was treated by the critical care team.

The child is currently in stable condition and expected to recover from his injuries. The case was investigated by the Crash Investigations Unit and no charges are anticipated in this crash.

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The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is hiring

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is Hiring!

 

 

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National Take-Back Initiative

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On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to CVS at 450 Peachtree Parkway Cumming, GA in the parking lot of The Collections. The service is free, anonymous and no questions asked.

 

Last October, Americans turned in 324 tons (over 647,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at over 4,114 sites operated by the DEA and its thousands of state and local law enforcement partners.  When those results are combined with what was collected in its seven previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners have taken in over 3.4 million pounds—more than 1,700 tons—of pills.

This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue.  Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs.  Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. In addition, Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—both pose potential safety and health hazards.

DEA is in the process of approving new regulations that implement the Safe and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010, which amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow an “ultimate user” (that is, a patient or their family member or pet owner) of controlled substance medications to dispose of them by delivering them to entities authorized by the Attorney General to accept them.  The Act also allows the Attorney General to authorize long term care facilities to dispose of their residents’ controlled substances in certain instances.

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Sign up for our upcoming P.R.I.D.E. courses!

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The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is proud to sponsor the Georgia Teens Ride with P.R.I.D.E. program. This program was created by the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute. The course is offered to help parents and their future teen drivers on learner’s permits, ages 14-16. It is designed to complement driver’s education and training. Students will learn what they need to do during the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time (20 hours of supervised practice driving time is required, if the teen successfully completes driver’s education).

We still have openings for our upcoming May 15, 2014 class.

For more information on this great program, click on the link below and fill out a registration form!

http://www.forsythsheriff.org/programs-2/p-r-i-d-e/

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Big Creek Greenway

Once again, if you find yourself at our Big Creek Greenway or one of our many parks, please keep all of your valuables out of plain view.
Before locking the car door, take an extra second to scan the inside of the car to make sure.

Big Creek Greenway

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Just another day in the SNOW!

This traffic incident took place today in the snow just off of Peachtree Parkway in south Forsyth.

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Winter Weather

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Castleberry Road is closed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Castleberry Road is CLOSED due to a power pole across the roadway.  The closure is between Bethelview Road and Majors Road.

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Detention Officer Entrance Exam Announcement

FORSYTH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
DETENTION OFFICER ENTRANCE EXAM

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office will be administering a Detention Officer’s Entrance Exam at 9:00am on Thursday April 17, 2014 at the Public Safety Center located at 3520 Settingdown Road, Cumming, GA, 30040.

The deadline to register for the exam is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014.

All persons interested in becoming a Detention Officer must take the Entrance Exam unless you are exempt (see **EXEMPTIONS below).  You cannot submit an application before the Exam.

** EXEMPTIONS: The written examination portion of the hiring process will be waived if you meet one of the following criteria:

  • Honorable Discharge from the United States Military
  • Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Certification as a Jailer / Corrections Officer

You may take the exam twice in one year.  However, if you fail the exam twice within a twelve month period, you must wait one year before taking the exam again.

You MUST meet the following Minimum Employment Criteria:

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or State issued GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • No adverse driving record
  • NO DUIs (driving under the influence) within the past seven (7) years
  • If you are prior military, you must have an Honorable Discharge
  • US Citizen
  • NO felony convictions
  • NO family violence convictions
  • NO usage of “hard” drugs such as cocaine, LSD, crank, ecstasy, angel dust, etc., within the past five (5) years
  • NO illegal drug usage, including marijuana, within the last twelve (12) months

In order to be admitted into the exam, you must bring a COMPLETE  application and ALL supporting documentation with you.  PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete applications will be returned to you resulting in a delay of your application process.  To download the application, please click here

To register for the exam, please call:

  •   Rebecca Canals at 678)455-8514
  •   Denise Anglin at 678)513-5842
  •   Beth Connors at 770-781-2164 or
  •   Karleen Chalker at 770)781-3052

Starting salary is $34,677.99.  Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance. Uniforms are provided.

 

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Snow Jam 2014

As the snow and ice came down, so did the roads.  Deputy Matt Starr blocking Fowler Road.

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"Deputy First Class Adam Campbell"

*Employee Spotlight*

Deputy First Class Adam Campbell started his career with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office in April 2008. What is unique about Deputy Campbell is that he took our Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Class (CLEA) in the Fall of 2007 and decided that this was what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
Deputy Campbell has worked in several different areas of our Sheriff’s Office; Detention Center, Uniform Patrol Section, Mounted Patrol and is currently a School Resource Officers at one of our schools. Deputy Campbell is the lead instructor for our “Internet Safety at Home” for parents and kids.
We are proud of Deputy First Class Adam Campbell and all the dedicated work he does throughout this county.

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Georgia Law - Pedestrians, joggers.

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Many drivers aren’t sure what to do when they encounter a pedestrian. In 1995 the Georgia legislature changed the crosswalk law such that drivers must “stop and stay stopped” for pedestrians, not just yield to them. Be sure you know the law. You’ll avoid a ticket and maybe save a life.
§ 40-6-91. Right of Way in Crosswalks:
(a) The driver of a vehicle shall stop and remain stopped to allow a pedestrian to cross the roadway within a crosswalk when the pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling, or when the pedestrian is approaching and is within one lane of the half of the roadway on which the vehicle is traveling or onto which it is turning. For the purposes of this subsection, “half of the roadway” means all traffic lanes carrying traffic in one direction of travel.In other words, it’s illegal for drivers to squeeze by, drive around or cut off a pedestrian in a crosswalk, even if there’s room. Forget yield. Remember STOP.
(b) No pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impractical for the driver to yield.
(c) Subsection (a) of this Code section shall not apply under the conditions stated in subsection (b) of Code Section 40-6-92.
(d) Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass such stopped vehicle.

– See more at: http://www.gahighwaysafety.org/campaigns/pedestrian-safety/pedestrian-safety/what-the-ga-codes-says-about-pedestrians/#sthash.xNAZ5Tp8.dpuf

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Prescription Drug Locker

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office operates a drug locker at our South Precinct. The purpose of the drug locker is for you to discard old prescription drugs and even new ones if you no longer want them in your house. The only restriction is no sharp objects such as syringes inside the locker itself but we do have a container on top of the locker for sharp objects. Our South Precinct is open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. We are located at 2985 Ronald Reagan Blvd. (behind South Forsyth High School.)

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"2013 Award Recipients"

These are our 2013 Award Recipients from our Awards Banquet / Dinner held on January 9th at Lanier Tech. We are very proud of each and every person who works so hard for the safety of Forsyth County.

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New Courthouse and Detention Center

If you are standing at the current Forsyth County Courthouse, in mid 2015 this will be your view of the new Forsyth County Courthouse and Detention Center across the street.

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"2013 Enforcement Section Civilian Employee of the Year."

We are proud to announce that Debbie Arnold has been named our “2013 Enforcement Section Civilian Employee of the Year.” Pictured below is Debbie Arnold accepting the award from Major Mark Hoffman.

Debbie Arnold

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"2013 Community Relations Deputy of the Year."

We are proud to announce that Deputy First Class Kevin Ferraro has been named “2013 Community Relations Unit Deputy of the Year.”  Many of the kids in Forsyth County have been taught “Stranger Danger” by Deputy Kevin Ferraro along with his many other duties such as Neighborhood Watch programs. Deputy Kevin Ferraro is one of the best. Deputy Kevin Ferraro accepts the award from Major Rick Doyle.

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"2013 Reserve Deputies of the Year"

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has named Deputy John Reed and Deputy Michael Karnbach as our 2013 Reserve Deputies of the Year. The award was given out on January 9th at our Awards Banquet/Dinner held at Lanier Tech. Below is Deputy Chief Michael Giordano, Deputy John Reed, Deputy Michael Karnbach and Major Mark Hoffman.

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"2013 DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR"

     On Thursday evening the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office held our Awards Banquet at Lanier Tech. We are proud to announce that Corporal Frank Karic has been named “2013 Detective of the Year.” Corporal/Detective Frank Karic started his career with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office in February 2002. He has worked at the Detention Center and in our Uniform Patrol Section. In 2005 he was transferred to our Criminal Investigations Section where he is currently assigned to White Collar Crime. 
     Corporal Frank Karic enjoys his job because ‘you can make a difference in an individual’s life.’ Corporal/Detective Frank Karic is married and has two kids.
Congratulations to Corporal/Detective Frank Karic for being our 2013 Detective of the Year.
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FCSO Honor Guard

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard. They came together to participate in our first annual Awards Banquet / Dinner held at Lanier Tech.

FCSO Honor Guard 2014

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Office Creeper

When you walk away from your office, who else has access to your office? Please secure your personal belongings.

The Purse

 

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School is back in session.

School is back in session after almost 3 weeks. While driving, please give yourself plenty of time in the mornings and afternoons.

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It's Cold.

Be careful today, stay indoors if possible.

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New Year's Eve

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

We will have a full staff working New Year’s Eve and into New Year’s Day. Please do not drink alcohol and drive.

Safety Checkpoint

 

 

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Employee Spotlight

*Employee Spotlight*

Corporal Mike Skibba started his law enforcement career with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office in 2002. He worked at the Detention Center for 2 years and then he transferred to the Uniform Patrol Section where he worked the road for 2 years. Cpl. Skibba was then assigned to the Court Section and became the Field Training Coordinator for us at the Forsyth County Courthouse. Corporal Skibba was asked to work in our Civil Unit 2 ½ years ago where he remains today. Corporal Skibba is married and has two children that they are raising here in Forsyth County. When asked why he loves his job; “Great place to work and a lot of great people.” We are proud to have Mike Skibba a part of our agency.

 

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Police Academy

We are proud to announce that Deputy Omid Meradji (left) and Deputy Benjamin Forney (right) graduated from Reinhart College / Police Academy / Alpharetta Campus on December 23, 2013. Deputy Meradji and Deputy Forney have been working with us while attending evening and Saturday classes at Reinhart.

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Operation Zero Tolerance

While planning to attend Holiday parties and get togethers during the Holidays, please plan to have a designated driver.  The annual holiday campaign of Operation Zero Tolerance is underway in Georgia, which means that law enforcement throughout the state is out in force to crack down on drunk drivers through the New Year’s holiday.

Georgia’s holiday impaired driving campaign coincides with the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over program. This is a time when state and local law enforcement will be on the lookout for those drivers who exceed the legal .08 blood alcohol content limit.

“You will see troopers, police officers and deputies making lots of stops during this highly visible enforcement period, and if they suspect anyone is driving while intoxicated, they will show zero tolerance,” said Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Director Harris Blackwood. “If you are over the limit, you will go straight to jail. No warnings. No excuses.”

According to the GOHS, data show that in Georgia, celebrations of the holiday season can lead to serious consequences. Last year between Nov. 20 and Dec. 31, there were 1,119 alcohol-related crashes, which is up from 997 in 2011 and 836 in 2010. Those crashes in 2012 resulted in 679 injuries and 20 deaths.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that the holiday season is a particularly deadly time due to the increased number of drunk drivers on the road. In the Decembers from 2007 to 2011, there were 4,169 people killed in crashes that involved drivers with a BAC of .08 or higher. Of the 32,367 people killed in traffic crashes nationwide in 2011, 31 percent were in alcohol-related crashes.

“The December holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year and we are going to keep our roads safe for holiday travelers heading to visit family and friends,” said Blackwood. “This holiday and every day, we are showing zero tolerance for drunk drivers. If you choose to drive drunk, you will get caught, you will be pulled over and you will be arrested.”

Drivers convicted of DUI could face jail time, the loss of their drivers licenses, higher insurance rates, and other expenses ranging from attorney fees, court costs, car towing and repairs, to lost wages due to time off from work.

To learn more about impaired driving safety and consequences as well as the Operation Zero Tolerance campaign, visit www.gahighwaysafety.org.

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Christmas Shopping

While doing last minute Christmas shopping this weekend, please keep your Christmas gifts out of sight. If not, your Christmas gifts may not make it home.

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Reserve Unit Banquet

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit Banquet.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit held an Awards Banquet last night at Norman’s Landing. This is just one of three tables of reserve deputies and their families that enjoyed the evening.

The Senior Command staff of the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office also was in attendance to show their support for the unit.

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School Traffic

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Deputy First Class James Cutcliff works traffic in front of one of our Forsyth County schools each day. As you travel through our school zones please keep in mind the deputies who are trying to keep traffic moving. So many times our deputies are having to jump out of the way of motorist not paying attention.

 

 

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Big Creek Greenway

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

The weather is good and many of you will go to the Big Creek Greenway in the next few days. Please remember to keep your purses, GPS systems and computers out of sight while your car is parked in one of the four parking lots that serve the Big Creek Greenway.

 

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FORSYTH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AWARDED $38,000 H.E.A.T. GRANT

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AWARDED $38,000 H.E.A.T. GRANT for LOCAL DUI ENFORCEMENT

(ATLANTA-GA) The State of Georgia announced that the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office received a major public safety partnership H.E.A.T. grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) in Atlanta. H.E.A.T. stands for Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic. The statewide H.E.A.T Project goal is to combat deaths and injuries from impaired driving crashes and excessive speeding by increasing the use of safety belts while educating the public about traffic safety and the dangers of DUI.

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety coordinates sixteen Regional Traffic Enforcement Networks across the state to help enforce Georgia’s year-round speed, impaired driving, and safety belt campaigns. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office H.E.A.T. Unit will use the GOHS grant totaling $38,000 to develop and implement strategies to reduce local highway crashes, injuries, and fatalities.

GOHS Director Harris Blackwood said, “Agencies like Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office that have received this 2014 GOHS H.E.A.T. grant are committed members of the GOHS Traffic Enforcement Network, dedicated to protecting our citizens from drunk drivers. Impaired driving is no accident and DUI is no victimless crime.”

“The H.E.A.T. Project aims to increase the impaired driver apprehension rate. H.E.A.T. Units like ours help accomplish that goal through the systematic delivery of effective DUI and aggressive driving countermeasures and by providing a higher traffic enforcement profile in the community,” said Sheriff Duane Piper.

“This combined enforcement effort by police, sheriffs, and State Troopers is the kind of high visibility protection the public deserves on our highways,” said Director Blackwood. GOHS is working overtime with more than 47,000 law enforcement officers covering all 159 counties in Georgia and using initiatives like the H.E.A.T. program to improve driver awareness and save lives.

As law enforcement partners in the Operation Zero Tolerance DUI initiatives and the Click It Or Ticket seatbelt campaign mobilizations the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office H.E.A.T. Team will coordinate with GOHS during year-round waves of high visibility concentrated patrols, multi-jurisdictional road checks, and sobriety checkpoints.

Many H.E.A.T. Units are also deployed as part of a joint highway safety response team called Rolling THUNDER, deployed to help reduce high numbers of traffic deaths in other high-risk Georgia communities.

“Georgia’s H.E.A.T. Units and Operation Rolling THUNDER consistently save lives on our highways. We know from experience that H.E.A.T. Teams like Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office are an effective way to maximize our deterrent efforts with impaired drivers,” said Director Blackwood.

For more information about the GOHS H.E.A.T. initiative contact Lt. Scarlett Woods, H.E.A.T. Coordinator, at (404) 656-6996 or swoods@gohs.ga.gov . To learn about other GOHS lifesaving highway safety campaigns, visit us on the web at www.gahighwaysafety.org .

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GA TEENS RIDE WITH P.R.I.D.E. PROGRAM

The Georgia Teens Ride with P.R.I.D.E. program was created by the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute (GTIPI) in an effort to reduce the high number of crashes, injuries and fatalities involving teen drivers in the state of Georgia. This program addresses driver’s attitude, knowledge and behavior, rather than technical hands-on driver training course. It focuses on seat belts, crash dynamics, Georgia’s teen driving laws, parental influence and peer presure.   It complements driver’s education and training; thus it is not a replacement for these courses.

The P.R.I.D.E. program offers a free – but must register, two-hour course designed to help parents and their future teen drivers on learner’s permits, ages 14-16, learn what they need to do during the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time (20 hours of supervised practice drive time is required if the teen successfully completes driver’s education).  Although this course targets ages 14-16, teens of any age may attend with a parent or guardian.  All classes are held at the Forsyth County Public Safety Building located at 3520 Settingdown Rd. Cumming, GA. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is proud to sponsor this excellent program. The Sheriff’s Office currently has 5 instructors ready to instruct this great program.  You need not be a Forsyth County resident to attend.  All are welcome!

Curriculum

The P.R.I.D.E. curriculum includes teen driving facts and statistics, crash dynamics, the graduated driver’s licensing (GDL) process, and Georgia’s Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA). During the two-hour course parents receive instructions (and a take home guide) on what to do during the supervised driving practice time with their teen drivers, while their teens engage in a roundtable discussion about risky driving behaviors exhibited among teens.  At the conclusion of the course, parents and teens enter into an agreement to “Ride with P.R.I.D.E”.

Follow Up and Evaluations

Certifications of completion and follow-up evaluations are mailed from GTIPI to all participants. Follow-up surveys and evaluations are conducted 60 days after completion of the course and again at one year and two years following the course.

Goals

Long-term goals for the P.R.I.D.E. program include:

  • Approval as a required course for all new teen drivers (similar to ADAP)
  • An evaluation comparing driving records of teens that complete the P.R.I.D.E. course with the records of teens that did not complete the course.

Endorsements/Partners/Sponsors

GTIPI recently learned that a major insurance company will give a discount on the premium for teenagers who complete the P.R.I.D.E. class.  Two local judges in separate counties have indicated that they intend to make the course mandatory for any teen that enters their courtrooms because of a traffic violation that he/she has committed.

Others who expressed strong support for the Georgia Teens Ride with P.R.I.D.E. program include the Prosecuting Attorneys Council, the Nations Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the University of Georgia Athletic Department (UGA Football). This program is supported by a grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. For more information call 800-342-9819 or 678-413-4281 or please visit our web-site at www.ridesafegeorgia.org.

P.R.I.D.E. Class Dates:

March 20, 2014  ~ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ~ Please plan to arrive by 6:15 p.m.

May 15, 2014      ~ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ~ Please plan to arrive by 6:15 p.m.

July 17, 2014       ~ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ~ Please plan to arrive by 6:15 p.m.


If you are interested in attending this program, please click on and complete the Registration Form below and send to:

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Debbie Arnold at:  daarnold@forsythco.com

Fax:  770-781-1553

Or mail to:
Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Debbie Arnold-Specialized Traffic Unit
202 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Cumming, GA  30040

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