The Chief Deputy is the highest ranking appointed law enforcement officer in the Sheriff's Office who reports directly to the Sheriff of Franklin County. He is 2nd in command and well versed in the day to day workings of the office so he can step in as "acting Sheriff" should the need arise. Our Chief Deputy is Zollie "Jack" Joyner.
Chief Deputy Joyner has over 17 years in Law Enforcement
- Over 10 years with Franklin County Sheriff's Office
- Former Police Chief for Bunn Police Department
- Former Police Chief for Youngsville Police Department
Chief Deputy Joyner oversees the day to day operations of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Detention Center, Court Security and also manages the Community Service Workers assigned to the Sheriff's Office.
He also handles recruitment for both the Sheriff's Office and the Detention Center.