Franklin County Sheriff
H.O.P.E. Task Force

H.O.P.E. Task Force

The HOPE Task Force combats the heroin epidemic with a multi-pronged approach: enforcement, education, and prevention.

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  • H.O.P.E. Task Force
  • See Something Say Something
  • New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016
  • Volunteers in Public Safety Support
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
See Something Say Something

See Something Say Something

Reporting Suspicious Activity

To report suspicious activity, contact your local law enforcement agency. Describe specifically what you observed, including:

  • Who or what you saw;
  • When you saw it;
  • Where it occurred; and
  • Why it's suspicious.

If there is an emergency,
call 9–1–1.

 

 

  • H.O.P.E. Task Force
  • See Something Say Something
  • New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016
  • Volunteers in Public Safety Support
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016

New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016

Effective June 27, 2016, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office will be implementing changes to ensure the safety of inmates, staff, and visitors.

Inmate Information

 

 

 

 

  • H.O.P.E. Task Force
  • See Something Say Something
  • New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016
  • Volunteers in Public Safety Support
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
Volunteers in Public Safety Support

Volunteers in Public Safety Support

Volunteers in Public Safety Support

 

The Volunteers in Public Safety Support (VIPSS) course offers community members who've taken a strong interest in public safety a chance to continue their learning and practical experience by participating in an enhanced Public Safety Support Citizen Academy. Graduates of the VIPSS/Public Safety Support Citizen Academy will be called upon to provide support during times of emergencies or natural disasters as well as volunteer during special and routine events.

Volunteers in Public Safety Support information

 

 

 

  • H.O.P.E. Task Force
  • See Something Say Something
  • New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016
  • Volunteers in Public Safety Support
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

Be prepared: Active Shooter event training now being offered by our Patrol and SWAT deputies.

 

This four-hour training is available to schools, colleges, businesses, hospitals and places of worship.

 

  • H.O.P.E. Task Force
  • See Something Say Something
  • New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016
  • Volunteers in Public Safety Support
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
The Rape Aggression Defense System

The Rape Aggression Defense System

The Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) is a 12 hour comprehensive female–only course with a focus on awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance.

  • H.O.P.E. Task Force
  • See Something Say Something
  • New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016
  • Volunteers in Public Safety Support
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event

Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event

We participate in many community events around Franklin County.

 

Some of the activities we can perform include issuing child IDs, hosting a “cruiser show and tell,” speaking about our field at a career fair or presenting a safety talk.

  • H.O.P.E. Task Force
  • See Something Say Something
  • New Inmate Policies - Effective June 27, 2016
  • Volunteers in Public Safety Support
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event

"Serving Our Community"

"The Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Columbus, Ohio, is a full service law enforcement agency, an arm of the courts, and the custodial keeper of those who break the law. It is the mission of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Franklin County, to preserve the peace, and to prevent crime and disorder while constantly guarding personal liberties as prescribed by law. This must be done with honor and integrity, conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence."


Services offered by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office are provided to all members of the public on an equal basis without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, qualified veteran status, military status, or disability. It is our policy to fully comply with all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting illegal discrimination.