Crime Prevention & Information

Crime Prevention


The Crime Prevention Office serves to by opening and maintaining 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
  • Workplace Safety

The Neighborhood Watch programs offers active participation of residents in Roanoke County to reduce crime in neighborhoods within the County.

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 member agency for "Project Lifesaver". Project Lifesaver is a partnership with local law enforcement and families of Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders such as Down Syndrome and Autism. Specially trained officer's respond to the scene of a missing victim and use electronic technology to assist in locating the victim in a minimal amount of time.

More Information

For more information about these and other programs, please contact the Roanoke County Crime Prevention Office.