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About Sheriff Orange
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Sheriff Orange is a native of the Roanoke Valley and after a brief time away with the U.S. Army, returned here to raise his family. Sheriff Orange has served the Valley in public safety since 2001 and takes great pride in the opportunity to now serve as the Sheriff of Roanoke County. As a forward thinking and service oriented Sheriff, Sheriff Orange is focused on community outreach and public involvement at all levels. Sheriff Orange along with his wife Beverly coaches youth basketball and their family is very involved with their local church. Sheriff Orange believes that his years of experience in Law Enforcement and Corrections along with his desire to serve will help bring about positive change in Public Safety as well as Public perception of Law Enforcement and Corrections. Sheriff Orange welcomes community input and asks that citizens not hesitate to contact him with questions or community involvement opportunities.

Education
U.S. Army MP School Graduate
Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy
Roanoke Police Academy
VWCC AS Criminal Justice Services
Liberty University BS Interdisciplinary Studies

Certifications
Law Fit Instructor, Firearms and Patrol Rifle instructor, Patrol Bike certified, Defensive Tactics instructor, Certified School Resource Officer, Former Crime Prevention Specialist

Military Training and Awards
Primary Leadership Development, Basic NCO Course
Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal

Mission
“My goal is to provide the citizens of Roanoke County with the highest quality of service we can throughout all aspects of our job, be it Courts and Corrections security or through educational and Public safety projects.”