Communications Unit

A critical part of Forsyth County Sheriff's Office’s mission is effective communication with county residents, businesses, journalists, and other stakeholders. Primary responsibility for this falls to the Communications Unit. The Communications Unit is led by the Director of Communications, and includes the Public Information Officer (PIO) and the Community Relations team.

Responsibilities of the Communications Unit includes media releases, social media pages, and a robust website, as well as all community related events, programs, and classes.

If you would like to view current and/or past Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Press Releases, please visit our 'Press Releases' page. (

Contact Information

If you are with a news organization and would like to speak with our Public Information Officer, Cpl. Doug Rainwater, his info is below.

Photograph: DFC Doug Rainwater

DFC Doug Rainwater
Public Information Officer

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