Proud to Serve the Citizens of Franklin County, VA

Ride Along Program

The purpose of this program is to allow interested persons to ride on a departmental unit with Franklin County Public Safety personnel. The program is designed to increase awareness of the Franklin County Public Safety emergency services through direct contact with the EMS and suppression personnel and their work at the scene of an accident, illness, fire or other incident.

Candidates for the program should at a minimum meet one of the following criteria:

Have an interest in emergency medical or fire services as a…

  • Career (i.e. high school or college student 16 or older, career-changer, etc)
  • Job related educational opportunity
  • Decision maker (i.e. elected official, board member, leadership participant, taxpayer, etc)

To obtain the Ride-Along application, click here.

For further information regarding this program you may contact the Public Safety Department at 540-483-3091 or email Eric Newman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Billy Ferguson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..