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Mission/Vision

"As a diverse, professional law enforcement agency, we will serve and protect every person within the City of Roanoke through quality, court, correctional, law enforcement and customer-focused services."

Responsibility

The Roanoke Sheriff's Office is responsible for the orderly operation and management of the jail, transportation of prisoners, providing courthouse and courtroom security for local District and Circuit Courts, and serving all civil process and temporary detention orders within the City of Roanoke. The Sheriff and his deputies also have the statutory authority to enforce the laws and ordinances of the City of Roanoke and the Commonwealth of Virginia.



NOTICE - THE ROANOKE CITY JAIL WILL BE CLOSED FROM 11:00 AM TO 12:30 PM DAILY. THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC ACCESS DURING THIS TIME.




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Effective Immediately: NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES PERMITTED IN THE COURTHOUSE OR JAIL. THIS INCLUDES PAGERS, CELL PHONES, ETC.

ALL PERSONS WHO ENTER THE ROANOKE CITY JAIL MAY BE SUBJECT TO A PERSONAL SEARCH.