Police Department


Welcome to the Roanoke Police Department's web pages. We hope you find our website helpful and enlightening.

Police Department Staffing

The Roanoke Police Department is comprised of 40 full time sworn officers, 2 part time officers, 2 reserve officers, and 14 civilian employees, all dedicated to providing the highest quality police services to everyone in our community. If you are unable to find the information you are seeking, please contact us.


The department's mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life in our community through professionalism, integrity, respect, and innovative police services.

Core Values


We shall act in a manner that is consistent with the highest expectations of a public servant and the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. We shall always strive for excellence in the services we provide.


We shall be held accountable to the highest level regarding truthfulness and ethical conduct. An understanding of the importance of public trust will be considered in each decision we make.


We shall ensure that all persons are treated with equality, dignity, and courtesy. We shall not express any prejudice towards anyone concerning:

  • Age
  • Color
  • Gender
  • National Origin
  • Physical Impairment
  • Political Affiliations
  • Race
  • Religious Beliefs
  • Sexual Orientation


We value our employees as our greatest asset. We believe in empowering individuals who reflect the organization's values through greater autonomy and control within their scope of responsibility. We encourage an atmosphere of creative problem solving and providing the equipment and technology necessary to accomplish our mission.