Franklin County Sheriff’s Office News
VIRGINIA SHERIFF’S INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office wants all qualifying students to be aware of this great scholarship opportunity from the Virginia Sheriff’s Institute.
See the attached graphic and contact Sgt. Megan Huston for more information. [email protected]
CORRECT CHILD CAR SAFETY SEAT SAVES LIVES
Again in May, the Office of the Sheriff is reminding all parents to make sure your child is in the correct car safety seat.
Check out this website from VA DMV for more details. VADMV CAR SEATS
APRIL IS NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH
Our sheriff’s office is partnering with our local Department of Social Services in spreading the message of awareness.
Let’s do all we can to protect our children.
SHINING STAR AWARDED – DEPUTY POWELL
The Office of the Sheriff recently presented Deputy Powell with not one, but TWO, Shining Star awards! The first one was for his compassion and professionalism shown to family during a death of their loved one. The family contacted our office after the incident and expressed their gratitude. The second award was for his dedication and attention to detail on a call at Smith Mountain Lake where boating equipment was missing, but was soon located and returned to the owners.
WHAT IS A FLOOD WATCH / FLOOD WARNING
We are closing in on the time frame when quick, spring storms begin to pop up in our area. Some will bring amounts of rain, very quickly. Check out these graphics on what constitutes a flood watch and flood warning.
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