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Roanoke County Police
Howard B. Hall
Chief of Police

Public Safety Center
5925 Cove Rd.
Roanoke, VA  24019

Office of the Chief
Ph: (540) 777-8601
Fx: (540) 777-9768

Emergency: 9-1-1
Ph: (540) 562-3265

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Roanoke County Police Department strives to provide the citizens of Roanoke County with the best possible police services. The department does this through many successful community programs and a dedicated workforce.

National Accreditation

The Roanoke County Police Department is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The department has maintained national accreditation since November 1997.

25th Anniversary Video

A short video looking back at the formation of the department in 1990 and the department's history. View the 25th Anniversary video.


The department has an assigned strength of 140 sworn officers and 16 civilian support staff positions. These employees do their best to provide the citizens of Roanoke County excellent police service.

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To help keep our community clean, residents can use the button below to report littering incidents they witness.

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Police Respond to Stabbing Incident - Updated
UPDATE: Monday, August 22, 2016 Witnesses told police that during the attack, Mr. Farooqui was yelling "Allah Akbar." Roanoke County Police immediately contacted the FBI. Read on...
Armed Robbery in South Roanoke County
On Monday August 22, 2016 at 2:06 p.m., Roanoke County Police responded to the 3500 block of Brambleton Avenue in South Roanoke County to investigate an armed robbery. Read on...
Police Seeking Suspect in Electric Road Burglary
Anyone with information regarding this investigation or information regarding the suspect in the photo is asked to please call Roanoke County police at 540-562-3265. Read on...