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Roanoke, Alabama

Roanoke is a city in eastern Alabama, located in Randolph County. Wedowee is the County Seat of Randolph County. Roanoke has a population of 6,074 people, and the mayor is Mike Fisher. The City Offices are located on Main Street.

City of Roanoke
809 Main Street
Roanoke Al, 36274
334-863-4129

Mike Fisher, Mayor
mfisher@roanokealabama.org

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Roanoke. There were 4 reported rapes, 10 reported robberies, and 27 reported assaults. There were also 30 reported burglaries, 130 reported thefts, and 14 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 334.1, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 285.7. In May 2018, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Roanoke.

Roanoke, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 215 reported crimes in Roanoke. This gave the city a crime rate of 3,588 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most common crimes in the city.

The Roanoke Police Department is located on West Point Street, and the Chief of Police is Adam Melton.

Roanoke Police Department
30 West Point street
Roanoke, Al 36274
334-863-2121

Roanoke Police Department Facebook Page

Adam Melton, Chief of Police
amelton@roanokealabama.com

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office also serves the area and is located in Wedowee. The sheriff is David Cofield.

Randolph County Sheriff’s Office
1 N Main St
Wedowee, AL 36278
256-357-4545

Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Randolph County Jail is on the premises with the sheriff’s office, and the Jail Administrators are Stacy Boyd and Krista Taylor. Visitation with inmates is held Monday-Sunday from 8 am to 11 am and from 1 pm to 4 pm. Only one 30-minute visit is allowed per week, with a maximum of 2 visitors at a time.

Randolph County Jail
1 N Main St
Wedowee, AL 36278
256-357-4545

Roanoke, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, Patricia Pruitt. The City Clerk is in charge of ensuring accurate records are kept of all city events and transactions.

Patricia Pruitt, City Clerk
809 Main Street
Roanoke Al, 36274
334-863-4129
ptruitt@roanokealabama.org

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