Franklin County Sheriff's Office:
Sheriff Kent D. Winstead
285 T Kemp Road, Louisburg, NC 27549
County Seat: Louisburg
Square Miles: 492
Emergency calls - 911
Detention Center: 919.496.3731
Bunn Substation: 382 NC Hwy 98 W Bunn, NC 27508
Welcome to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Web Site
I hope you enjoy your visit, and I welcome the opportunity to share with you our outstanding law enforcement agency. Our mission at the Sheriff’s office is to improve the quality of life in our community by reducing fear, preventing crime and enforcing the laws while protecting each individual’s freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States and North Carolina. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has 71 full time employees and 22 part time employees. The jail employs 34 full time and 11 part time. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for patrolling over 492 square miles and protecting its 61,475 plus population. Last year the Sheriff’s Office responded to approximately 29,059 calls for service.
On our web site you will find useful information about the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and a directory of divisions within the Sheriff’s Office. You will also find links to useful, informative websites. There is also a place provided for you to send an email for your suggestions, comments or concerns. Franklin County Sheriff’s Office stands committed to providing the citizens of Franklin County equal and fair protection under the law.