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Posted on: June 15, 2021

MAKING I-81 SAFER

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This week law enforcement agencies along the I-81 corridor will be working to eliminate traffic fatalities and reduce crashes by increasing enforcement and education around Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) driving tips on June 8 and 11. Together, make I-81 ...
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Posted on: June 10, 2021

SCRAP METAL PERMITS RESUME

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The Franklin County Jail will resume accepting applications for Scrap Metal Permits on Monday, June 7th 2021. This service is available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7pm to 10pm. The processing fee is $25.00 (cash or money order only). Applicants must pr...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

ONSITE VIDEO VISITATION FOR INMATES TO RESUME

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Onsite VIDEO visitation with inmates housed in the Franklin County Jail and the Western Virginia Regional Jail will resume on Tuesday, June 8th 2021. 
- Onsite video visits are free of charge and are scheduled for up to 20 minutes each.
- Video vis...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

SHERIFF'S OFFICE ADVISES OF NEW SCAM ATTEMPT

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Several Franklin County residents have received calls from a scammer advising they have missed jury duty.
Scammer tells resident there is a monetary fine for this and attempts to extort money from the resident.
The resident is asked to purchase gift cards a...
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Posted on: May 3, 2021

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SEEKS QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR PATROL AND CORRECTIONS

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seeks qualified candidates for full-time Corrections & Law Enforcement/Patrol positions.

Requirements: HS diploma or equiv., valid VA driver’s license & must successfully pass: background che...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

SHERIFF'S OFFICE MAKES ARRESTS MADE IN 2019 HOMICIDE CASE

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests in the 2019 homicide of Travis Pannell. 
Patrick Antoine Davis, 34 years old of Danville, was arrested in Danville on April 28th, 2021 and has been charged with Second Degree Murd...
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Posted on: April 27, 2021

BEDFORD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ANNOUNCES K9 PASSING

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It is with great sorrow we must share that K-9 Rex passed away this morning. K-9 Rex was 14 years of age and served as a patrol K-9 initially under Deputy Desilvey, and most recently under Captain Hatcher, before retiring in September of 2018.  K...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

GOOD INFORMATION FROM BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT

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Lt. Robert Kimbrel, Bedford PD, summed it up very well in this local television news piece.
Please don't discharge yard clippings onto the roadways. This causes a very real hazard for motorcyclists and those riding bicycles.

Each year, cyclists are...
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Posted on: March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY

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Great information from the Franklin County Department of Public Safety.

Note #5 on how to turn off the water.

Also remember, use your drying towel to open the door/s/ exiting the restroom area.

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