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Forsyth County Jail Overview

Forsyth County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. Founded in 1821, Forsyth County was named in honor of John Forsyth. John Forsyth was the Secretary of State under President Martin Van Buren. The county seat is Cumming. The county has a land area of 226 sq miles. The zip codes of Forsyth County are 30040, 30041, and 30028.

The Sheriff and main lawman of Forsyth County is currently Sheriff Ron H. Freeman. He can be called at 770-781-2222.

Sheriff’s Department in Cumming, Georgia
202 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Phone: 770-781-2222

Inmate Search in Forsyth County Jail

The Forsyth County Jail has an inmate search feature on its website. Inmates can be filtered via their Name, Primary Charge, Arrest Date, and Booking Agency.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmates should make a list of visitors they like to see and inform the deputy about it. Inmates are restricted to two (2) adult visitors or one (1) adult and one (1) child. The age of the child must be 17 years of age or less at the time in the visitation room. The Forsyth County Jail only allows video visitation. Visitations are limited to 30 minutes. Cell phones, purses, diaper bags, food, drinks, etc. aren’t allowed in the video visitation room. Visitors wearing revealing, indecent, inappropriate attire won’t be allowed to visit. Visitors displaying erratic/unruly behavior will be barred from entering the visitation room.

Visitation Hours

Saturday and Sunday: 7am to 7pm

Sending Funds To Inmates

Money can be added to an inmate’s account by using the kiosk located in the jail lobby. The kiosk accepts cash and all kinds of debit/credit cards with Visa or MasterCard logo. Money can also be deposited online by visiting the Jail ATM website.

Working at the Forsyth County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

Title: Deputy Sheriff
Location: Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, GA
Department: Sheriff’s Office-Administration
Salary: $38,173.00 Annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prevents/discovers commission of crime; apprehends arrests, and processes criminals, fugitives and offenders; conducts preliminary investigations; interviews victims, complainants and witnesses and takes statements; gathers information and evidence; and photographs and secures crime scenes.
  • Provides traffic control and police protection for events such as parades, processions, funerals, ball games, and school crossings; provides security/escort services to individuals, businesses, or others as appropriate; participates in court activities; testifies in judicial proceedings and transports prisoners, victims, witnesses, members of the general public, suspects, or other individuals as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 6 months previous experience and/or training in law enforcement or as an officer in a corrections/detention facility
  • Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and must pass and maintain current Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements as a Peace Officer

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup

    A person convicted of sex-related crimes such as rape, prostitution, sexual assault, child pornography, sex trafficking, and sexual abuse is a sex offender. Sex offenders are required to get registered with the state or county’s sex offender register. Those who don’t register with the state may be charged with a felony.

    Bail and Bondsman

    There are four (4) ways to bond someone out of jail. You will need to come to the Forsyth County Jail to complete the full process of bonding an inmate. Once you enter the main lobby at the Veterans Memorial intersection walks straight back to the back of the lobby. Walk around the corner to the window and someone will assist you.

    The four (4) ways to bond someone out of jail are:

  • Approved Bonding Companies – Visit our Jail Bonds Webpage to see approved Bonding Companies. There is also a large screen mounted at the back of the jail lobby that displays approved bonding agencies. Select one of the agencies and contact the bonding company of your choice. A representative from the company will meet you in the jail lobby and guide you through the process. Bonding companies are allowed by law to charge up to 15% of the total bond amount, for their fee.
  • Pay with Cash – The Forsyth County Jail accepts cash only. Money orders, business checks, and personal checks are not accepted at the Forsyth County Jail.
  • Property Bonds – For real property within Forsyth County, bring the property deed and most recent paid property tax bill to the Forsyth County Jail. (Person(s) listed on the deed must be present with a State issued I.D., AND taxes must be paid in full & up to date, to be used for bonding process.) Only real property will be used and the appraised tax value is all that will be considered chattel, such as a mobile home, will be deducted from the overall assessment. The value of unencumbered equity must be double the price of the bond to be accepted.

    If you reside outside of Forsyth County, you may use your property, but you will need to contact your local Sheriff’s Office. They will contact the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office for our requirements, process the bond, and then give you a sealed envelope. DO NOT open the envelope. It must be sealed for us to accept the bond.

  • Pay Online or by Phone – Visit Cash Bonds Online and follow the prompts. You can also contact them by calling 888-726-6301. A credit card cannot be used if the bond amount exceeds $7,000.
    Forsyth County Probation Department
    Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
    Office:Forsyth County Probation Department
    Location:106 Colony Park Drive, Cumming, Georgia, 30040
  • Forsyth County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined121
    Avg Daily Population133
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll48
    Full time total employees52
    Total salaries and wages2692411
    Other operating expenditures1975367
    Total construction costs0
    Equipment, furnishings, etc83186
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable


    Forsyth County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016108,078
    Number Employed Annual Average, 2016103,561
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,517
    Unemployment Rate, 20164.2
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201597,886
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Forsyth County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201413,222
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20156.3
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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