At the Freed Promise Project, we are monitoring the Franklin County Sherriff’s department for scandals, and corruption. We encourage reporting any information you may have on corruption or mistreatment of inmates by Franklin County Sherriff’s Department to the proper authorities immediately. We understand reporting the Franklin County may be a intimidating task, if you would like help please feel free to contact us at the Freed Promise Project @

With the COVID 19 Coronavirus pandemic effecting Franklin County Sherriff Department and Local County Jail we are paying specific attention to this situation. We are seeing a never before situation with the COVID 19 Coronavirus break out in the way the Franklin County is handling the treatment of Franklin County inmates please let us know of any mistreatment by the Franklin County jail to

Current Franklin County Sheriff

Sheriff A.J. Smith

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 1980-82, 1983-87; Florida Marine Patrol, 1983; Leon County Sheriff ’s Office, 1987-1992; Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 1999-2005; Alcoholic Beverage & Tobacco, chief of law enforcement; Florida Department of Insurance, Division of State Fire Marshal, lieutenant special operations, 1992-1999; Walton County Sheriff’s Office, chief deputy, 2013-2016; elected Sheriff of Franklin County, 2016.

During the upcoming 2020 Elections, we are also monitoring Franklin County candidates in the current Franklin County Sherriff 2020 Election. We do this with an eye for fairness but with an understanding that no single person has more influence in the everyday life of Franklin County Inmates and their families.