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