Roanoke County Sheriff's Office received accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission. VLEPSC allows law enforcement agencies in Virginia to voluntarily seek accreditation of their agencies by demonstrating compliance with 190 accepted standards for the efficient and effective operation of their Agencies. The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) administers the accreditation program.
The Roanoke County Sheriff's Office went through an extensive review of their agency's Administration, Operations, Personnel and Training, policies and procedures, on December 1-3, 2014, by commission auditors, Auditors determined that 189 out of 190 standards were in compliance, as written.
The Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission Board awarded the Sheriff's Office accreditation status at their meeting in Richmond on December 18, 2014.