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Sheriff Poff

Sheriff 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, Jr. 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 the mission, vision and values of the Sheriff's Office.

Learn more about State & County Quickfacts on population of 93,524 for Roanoke County.

Recent News
Continued Reports of Phone Scams - February 2015

Citizen Police Academy Application

Citizen Police Academy Spring 2015 Schedule

Virginia Sheriff's Institute Newsletter- Winter 2015

Sheriff Warns Citizens About Phone Scam - January 2015

Polar Bear Ride for Special Olympics - Feb 21, 2015

Event Photos
Photo Gallery of Sheriff's Office Events

 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.