Franklin County Sheriff
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.

 

  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
  • Safe Ways to Dispose
    Your Old Rx Drugs
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Sheriff Zach Scott’s Shopping Safety Tips
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.

  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
  • Safe Ways to Dispose
    Your Old Rx Drugs
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Sheriff Zach Scott’s Shopping Safety Tips
Safe Ways to Dispose<br />Your Old Rx Drugs

Safe Ways to Dispose
Your Old Rx Drugs

Do you have unneeded prescription drugs in your home?
 

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office encourages you to dispose of your old medications safely. One option is finding a drop-box location near you.

 

  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
  • Safe Ways to Dispose
    Your Old Rx Drugs
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Sheriff Zach Scott’s Shopping Safety Tips
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.

  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
  • Safe Ways to Dispose
    Your Old Rx Drugs
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Sheriff Zach Scott’s Shopping Safety Tips
Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Safety

In 2014, pedestrians were involved in more than 300 crashes in the Franklin County area. Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott would like to take a moment to issue these safety reminders.

  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
  • Safe Ways to Dispose
    Your Old Rx Drugs
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Sheriff Zach Scott’s Shopping Safety Tips
Sheriff Zach Scott’s Shopping Safety Tips

Sheriff Zach Scott’s Shopping Safety Tips

Tip #1 Park your vehicle under or near security lights during hours of daylight.

 

If you know your shopping trip will last past dark, park your vehicle under a parking lot security light.

  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • Book a FCSO Deputy for Your Public Event
  • Safe Ways to Dispose
    Your Old Rx Drugs
  • The Rape Aggression Defense System
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Sheriff Zach Scott’s Shopping Safety Tips

"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.