The Crime Prevention Office creates and maintains lines of communication between the Police Department and citizens of Roanoke County through a variety of different programs.
The crime prevention office offers a variety of educational presentations for citizens and businesses.
Church Security and Safety Training
Civic event requests
Fraud and Identity Theft
Public Safety Building Tours
Safety education for seniors
Safety presentations for school-aged children/school visits
Security Assessments & Recommendations
The Neighborhood Watch program helps Roanoke County residents become active participants in reducing crime.
Public Safety Academy
A Public Safety Academy is held for citizens to learn more about the Police Department, Fire Department, and Sheriffs Department and their functions.
The Roanoke County Police Department is a part of "Project Lifesaver," a partnership between local law enforcement and families of Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders such as Down Syndrome and Autism. Specially trained officers respond to reports of missing program participants and use electronic technology to assist in locating the victim in a minimal amount of time.
For more information about these and other programs, please contact Roanoke County's Crime Prevention Office.