Sheriff Joseph E. Orange
401 East Main St.
Salem, VA 24153
Ph: (540) 283-3102
Fx: (540) 387-6203
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sheriff Joseph E. Orange 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
Jury Scam Alert
Please be aware that there have been new attempts to scam residents into believing that they have missed jury duty and must pay a fine. The scam attempts are coming from the phone number: 986-4060.
The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office WILL NOT call citizens to request money to be paid for outstanding warrants or failure to meet jury duty obligations. In the event that you are contacted by these individuals, please contact the Sheriff’s Office immediately at 540-283-3145 or the Roanoke County Police Department at 562-3265
June 10, 2016 - The Roanoke County Sheriff's Office intends to apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant ( JAG) for $15,426.00 for community education programs.
Virginia Missing Person Family Resource Guide
Citizen Police Academy Application
TRIAD Program and Schedule
ACA Audit Results 2015
Phone Scam Alert May 2015
Photo Gallery of Sheriff's Office Events
The Roanoke County Sheriff's Office is accredited by the American Correctional Association, the oldest and largest international correctional association in the world.
Roanoke County Sheriff's Office received accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission.
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.