About Us

Meet the Sheriff

Sheriff Antonio D. Hash


Proven Leadership

Antonio D. Hash was elected as Sheriff for the City of Roanoke after serving thirteen years as a Deputy Sheriff. He has served under three previous administrations and was allowed the opportunity to excel within the ranks. He has held positions within and outside of the Sheriff’s Office which has strengthened his leadership abilities. He is committed to the staff and desires to positively influence the community. He has a proven track record of being a community engager, advocate, and leader. Sheriff Hash looks forward to strengthening the organization and protecting and serving the community with understanding and respect.

Sheriff's Background

Sheriff Hash is a resident of Roanoke, was born and raised in Roanoke City, and attended Roanoke City Public Schools. He and his extended family reside in Roanoke City.

Professional Career

Sheriff Hash has earned numerous certifications while working as a deputy to include his most recent role as a Certified School Resource Officer. He was a member of the accreditation team that led to the department’s accreditation as a certified law enforcement agency. Prior to and while employed with the organization, Sheriff Hash was heavily involved in giving back to the community and strengthening bonds within the community. Based on his self-less acts, he was bestowed with the Key to the City in 2019 by Mayor Sherman Lea Sr.

After winning a contested race, effective January 1, 2022, Sheriff Hash became the newly elected sheriff. His experience as past CEO of a not-for-profit organization and varied background knowledge ensures his ability to manage and continue efficient operation of the Roanoke City Adult Detention Center and Courthouse.

His goal is to address mental health, for not only residents but for deputies as well, create a clear and cooperative bridge between the Sheriff’s Department and established programs within our city, and he pledges that the department will uphold The City of Roanoke’s mission of diversity, inclusion, and equity by ensuring the organization is reflective of the community we live in.

Meet the Command Staff

Chief Deputy

Colonel Brandon Young


Colonel Young, Chief Deputy, serves as the assistant chief administrative and executive officer of the Sheriff's Office. He oversees the operation of the Detention Center Security, Support Services and Court Services Divisions. Colonel Young joined the Office in 2003. During his 21 years he has served as a supervisor in multiple divisions within the Office. He is a graduate of Averett University.

Assistant Chief Deputy

Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Jenkins


Lt. Colonel Jenkins, Assistant Chief Deputy, oversees the Administrative Division of the Roanoke Sheriff's Office, which includes the Professional Standards Unit, Law Enforcement Unit, Planning and Research and all administrative duties to include budgeting, payroll, etc. Lt. Colonel Jenkins joined the department in 1995. During his 27 years he has served as a supervisor in both the Detention Center and Court Services divisions. He is a graduate of West Virginia University and a retired Major, U.S. Army Reserve.

Chief Correctional

Major David Powers


Chief Support Services Officer

Major John Williams


Major McDaniel

Chief Court Security Officer

Major Brian McDaniel


Assistant Chief Correctional Officer

Captain Nikki Jenkins


Assistant Chief Support Services Officer

Captain Angela Traynham


Major McDaniel

Assistant Chief Court Security Officer

Captain Deatria Muse


Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

We will strive to be a model sheriff’s office, upholding high professional standards and values, guided by our mission and the law enforcement code of ethics, while building positive relationships with those we serve.

Our Values:

  • Dedication
  • Integrity
  • Service
  • Courage
We will:

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