Citizens Patrol Application Process
Step 1: Application
Download and Print Application.
Complete all forms. The Volunteer Agreement and Waiver form must be notarized. Return
all completed forms to:
Sheriff’s Citizens Patrol
Forsyth County Sheriffs Office
120 West 3rd Street
Office: (336) 917-7301
Step 2: Application Review
Your application will be reviewed by the SCP staff. All areas must be completed
or have a N/A placed for Not Applicable information in order to be processed.
Step 3: Character Reference
A minimum of 3 character references must be provided on the application. Failure
to provide complete address and telephone number for references will result in application
Step 4: Interview and Fingerprint
Upon verification of three positive character references, applicants will be contacted
by SCP staff to establish a time for an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator and finger printing
in the Identification and Latent Print Unit.
Step 5: Acceptance or Non-Acceptance
All applicants will be notified by mail of their acceptance or non acceptance to
the program. Please note under “Terms and Signature” section of the application,
an applicant will release the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office from providing a reason
for denial to the program.
Participation in other Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office programs does not guarantee
acceptance to the SCP program. If accepted, you will be required to attend a 40-hour
comprehensive Sheriff’s Citizens Training Academy.