Roanoke City Sheriff's Office

The Sheriff's Office maintains care and custody of inmates. Ensures security of courtrooms prior to and during court sessions. Services and executes all processes issued from General District Court, Circuit Court and Juvenile Court, including out-of-state processes requiring personal service. Transports and supervises the movement of prisoners to and from court and as otherwise required. Handles emergencies, i.e., fire evacuations, riots, disturbances and hostage's situations which may occur within the jail or courthouse. Responds to and resolves incidents involving physical confrontations between inmates. Enforces institution rules and regulations. Prepares reports and other daily records.