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 1992.


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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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

If you need assistance after hours, call Non-Emergency 540-562-3265.  Emergency Dial 911

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  1. Body Discovered near Niagara Dam Identified

    On January 26 the Roanoke County Police Department conducted an investigation after a body was discovered in the water near Niagara Dam (southeast of Vinton) at 10:30 a.m. Read on...

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