About Our Department
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. View our organizational chart to learn more. These employees do their best to provide the citizens of Roanoke County with excellent police service. See more Career Opportunities.
- How can I obtain a copy of a police report?
Citizens involved in a traffic accident investigated by Roanoke County Police may contact the Roanoke County Police Records Division at (540) 777-8605 for a copy of the accident report. There is no charge for citizens.
Victims of a crime may also contact the Roanoke County Police Records Division at (540) 777-8605 for a copy of a police report. The report must be picked up in person at the police department, please be prepared to show a photo id (Driver’s License, U.S. Passport).
Insurance companies may go online to www.dmvnow.com to obtain a copy of an accident report.
- Where can I have my child's car seat checked for proper installation?
To have your child safety seat checked or installed, please contact Safe Kids Southwestern Virginia at (540) 981-8075 for an appointment or see the
- Where can I get fingerprinted?
Citizens may go to the Roanoke County Sheriff's Office located at 401 East Main St, Salem, VA 24153 to have fingerprinting done. Fingerprinting can be done Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, or Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
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.