About the Sheriff's Office

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office serves a population of about 25,906 and 577 square miles - including eight cities and sixteen townships. Additionally, the Sheriff's Office provides assistance to municipal police departments within their jurisdictions and assists State and Federal law enforcement agencies. The Sheriff's Office continually strives to keep up with the ever changing needs of the population and managing changing law enforcement issues affecting residents of Franklin County in a most effective and efficient manner. As the chief law enforcement officer in the county, the Sheriff is required by state law to perform four specific duties, including: serving civil and criminal process papers; keeping the peace; providing protection for county residents; and keeping those behind bars secure.

Compliments and Complaints

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to providing the highest quality of law enforcement service to this community.  Our goal is to ensure each resident, visitor, and commuter we meet is treated with the professionalism required to uphold the five pillars of this office: faith, leadership, integrity, trust and community.  Would you like to provide feedback based on an experience you had with a member of our agency?  The link below will direct your compliment or complaint to Sheriff’s Office Administration for review.

Feedback Banner_Sheriff