Forsyth County Sheriff's Office 
Sheriff Ron H. Freeman
100 East Courthouse Square Cumming, GA 30040

www.forsythsheriff.org  |  Sheriff’s Office: 770.781.2222  |  Dispatch 770.781.3087

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. 

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Starting Salary $42,744

Enforces all correctional institution rules and regulations; maintains inmate discipline; maintains a secure and peaceful environment in the county jail. Supervises, observes, and monitors inmate activities inside the facility on a continual basis; supervises inmates working in the jail and while in the yard; takes counts of inmates as required. Monitors security of jail facility; manages key control for the housing floor; inspects doors, fences, and other areas to assure facility security; monitors alarms and observes closed-circuit television screens; operates security doors and gates via master control panel. Searches inmates, visitors, mail, cells, building, and grounds to locate and remove contraband or weapons; perform lockdown of all inmates and checks cell doors...


Starting Salary $45,687

Must possess a Georgia Basic Law Enforcement POST certification


Enforces all local and state codes, ordinances, laws and regulations, both traffic and criminal, in order to protect life and property, to promote security, and to maintain law and order. Patrols designated areas via motor vehicle, watercraft, bicycle, or on foot to detect and deter criminal activity, watercraft transgressions, and traffic violations; conducts surveillance and investigations into illegal activities. Prevents/discovers commission of crime; apprehends, arrests, and processes criminals, fugitives and offenders; writes citations. Responds to calls relayed by dispatchers, including alarms, domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, rescue operations, public service duties, stranded motorists, or other calls for assistance...


Starting Salary $47,158

Must possess a Georgia Basic Law Enforcement POST certification

Must have 3 years of law enforcement experience

Patrols and provides security to school campuses; provide structured education classes to community youth regarding violence, guns, drugs, prisons, gangs, death, juvenile court, adult court, conflict resolution, benefits of education, and related subjects; provides counseling to students; investigates crimes committed on school property; acts as liaison between juveniles and parents, school administration, court officials, juvenile agencies and other agencies...


Starting Salary $36,860

Receives calls from deputies, Sheriff’s Office civilian personnel, land other county or state offices within court buildings; obtains information from callers; works to keep caller calm; maintain a conversation with the caller to obtain/verify pertinent information, to administer pre-arrival instructions in accordance with the Court Security and emergency evacuation plan guidelines, and to provide comfort until assistance arrives; re-establishes calls if disconnected; monitors status of response; confirms the location of the incident, and contacts utility companies as needed and Forsyth County 911 center if additional resources are needed at the jail or any court building...