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Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Poff

Charles I. Poff, Jr.

401 East Main St.
Salem, VA  24153

Ph: (540) 283-3102
Fx: (540) 387-6203

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sheriff Charles I. (Charlie) Poff welcomes you to the Roanoke County Sheriff's Office official Web Page. Since 1838, the Office of the Sheriff has proudly served the citizens of Roanoke County. Our deputies provide three main areas of service to the community--corrections, court security, and civil process. The Roanoke County Sheriff's Office has a total of 101 including sworn,part time and civilian personnel.
Learn more about State & County Quickfacts on population of 93,524 for Roanoke County.
Our Mission Statement:
It is the mission of the Roanoke County Sheriff's Office to provide societal protection by isolating dangerous offenders from the community, security and order in all Courts of jurisdiction, and effectively process and serve all civil papers and motor vehicle papers, whether of local or out-of-county courts, in a professional manner without prejudice or bias for race, religion, or ethnic orientation.

Recent News
Sheriff Warns Citizens About Jury Duty Scams

Roanoke County Sheriff Names Chief Deputy

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 ACA Accredited

The Roanoke County Sheriff's Office is accredited by the American Correctional Association, the oldest and largest international correctional association in the world.
 VLEPSC Accredited

Roanoke County Sheriff's Office received accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission.
Bureau of Justice Assistance PREA

The Roanoke County Sheriff's Office fully supports the guidelines set forth in this law and has ZERO-TOLERANCE for any and all incidents of sexual abuse and sexual harassment in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.