One Team.
Many Missions.
One Community.

Explore how you can become a part of our team and make an impact in the Forsyth County community.

FCSO Highlights


We must be a part of the community we serve. Learn more about why we do what we do.
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Community Outreach

Explore the many ways we serve our community as we build bridges and relationships.
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With Us

When you impact a life, you impact the outcome. Find out how you can become a part of the change!
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Career Paths

As a part of a full-service law enforcement agency, team members enjoy a wide range of benefits. Comprehensive employment packages include competitive salaries with vacation days, sick leave with no maximum accumulation, paid holidays, insurance (health, dental, vision, life), retirement, deferred compensation, and more.

Career advancement opportunities are available at every level, and each branch of FCSO offers a variety of assignments. With every position working together as one team, team members are able to learn and grow with others, as well as progress within the agency throughout different stages of their careers.

Detention Officer

Detention Officers are an integral piece of ensuring the safety of the citizens of Forysth County. The number one priority for a Detention Officer is to ensure the security of the Detention Center and its inhabitants. Detention Officers must be excellent communicators, able to multi-task, handle confrontations, and remain calm under stress.

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Always heard but rarely seen, the Telecommunicator is the often overlooked first responder. The number one priority for a Telecommunicator is ensuring both citizen and officer safety. Telecommunicators must be able to listen well, maintain composure during stressful situations, multi-task, and make decisions in rapidly evolving situations.

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Deputy Sheriff

A Deputy Sheriff represents the Sheriff and protects the citizens of Forsyth County. Deputies must have integrity and a desire to help others, and be able to exercise independent judgment and discretion in diverse situations.

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Civilian staff members play a multitude of roles supporting the day-to-day functions of the Sheriff’s Office. The number one priority for a Civilian staff member is to ensure the agency infrastructure operates smoothly. Civilian staff members must be dependable, honest, diplomatic, and trustworthy.

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K9 Suzie

K9 Hondo

Join us in welcoming K9 Hondo to the family! K9 Hondo and Deputy Curry are the newest K9 Team to join our K9 Unit.

One person walking is an individual. Many walking together is a movement.

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Community Involvement

Interested in a job
or inviting FCSO to a job fair?

Phone: 336-917-7008

Interested in FCSO attending
a community event?

Phone: 336-917-7010


301 North Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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