Police Department

The Village of Forsyth contracts with the Macon County Sheriff's Department to fulfill its police duties and help keep the Village safe. 

The Sheriff’s Office provides the Village with five regular police officers for duty working in three shifts. Included are two daytime officers, two evening officers, and one overnight officer, all of whom work staggered shifts to maximize police coverage in the Village.

With the contractual agreement, the Village has access to other Sheriff’s services that may not have been possible with a traditional police force. These services including, but are not limited to:

  • K-9 unit
  • Special Detail
  • Detective & Juvenile Detective Unit
  • Evidence Officer
  • Full--Time School Resource Officer
  • U.S Marshal services
  • Civil Process Officers & Specially-Trained Deputies (Internal Affairs, Firearms Instruction, Dive Team, etc.).

Resident Services

Forsyth residents who will be away from their homes may complete a Vacation Form and return it to Village Hall. We will see that our patrol deputies are made aware of your absence so that they may pay additional attention to your property while on patrol.

Business Services 

Forsyth businesses may choose to fill out the After Hours Emergency Contact Form in case an emergency occurs outside of normal business hours.