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National Mental Health Awareness Month in May focuses on bringing tools, resources, and education to the general public.  Each year Mental Health America, National Alliance on… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on May 16, 2022
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National Police Week offers honor, remembrance, and peer support, while allowing law enforcement, survivors, and citizens to gather and pay homage to those who gave… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on May 9, 2022
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Correctional officers are responsible for managing those who have been brought into custody by law enforcement. There are jobs that require these skills for those who are… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on May 2, 2022
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Millions of people are victims of crime annually - don’t one of them! Safety experts agree that the single most important step toward ensuring your personal safety is… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on April 25, 2022
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Here’s what you should know about these fake vaccine offers and scams:

Posted by Transylvania County on April 18, 2022
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It’s tax season, which means scammers are out in full force looking to take advantage. Here are some tips to help you file your taxes safely.Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on April 11, 2022
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Anything that can burn is fuel for a fire. During a wildland fire all kinds of plant material can act as fuel - grasses, shrubs, trees, dead leaves, and fallen pine needles. As… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on April 4, 2022
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While some telemarketers call to sell you something, other telemarketers want to steal your money or your personal information. The Federal Trade Commission estimates… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on March 28, 2022
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Today, about 47% of Americans have been targeted by an imposter scam.  Imposter scams were the number one complaint to the FTC in 2019… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on March 21, 2022
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Google’s productivity tools such as Google Docs have over 2 billion active monthly users. This means they are also a big target for… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on March 9, 2022
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What steps has your church taken to reduce the opportunities for arson? Are you confident that you have done all you can and that, as a result, your chances of suffering an arson… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on February 16, 2022
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The HOPE Act (2018) gives law enforcement authorities tools for addressing the opioid epidemic. The Act:

Posted by Transylvania County on February 8, 2022
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The opioid epidemic is taking lives and tearing families apart across our state and the country.  More people die in North Carolina of an accidental drug overdose–usually… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on February 8, 2022
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Each year at our annual Christmas Dinner, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office also presents awards to staff who have displayed outstanding service and dedication… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on January 25, 2022
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3. Learn to spot holiday shopping scams.

Just like little white lights… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on December 14, 2021
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There's one day of the year that savvy holiday shoppers look forward to: Cyber Monday. The day is a boon for online deal hunters, but also for scammers.  That's partly because the… Read More

Posted by News on December 9, 2021
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Over the past year and a half of this pandemic, we’ve all been more worried than ever about our loved ones’ health and safety. Unfortunately, at the same time, scammers are… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on November 16, 2021
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COVID-19:  Follow State and County health policies.  Halloween costume masks are not suitable to provide COVID-19 protection.  Promote the use of hand sanitizer by… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on October 25, 2021
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The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on October 21, 2021
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Sick of sorting through piles of junk mail to find bills you need to pay or that magazine or letter you want to read? There are some simple steps you can take to limit the amount of… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on October 4, 2021