Sheriff Anthony W. Roper

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100 N. Church St.
Berryville VA 22611

Emergency Phone: 911

Non-Emergency Phone: (540) 955-1234
Crime Solvers: (540) 665-TIPS (665-8477)
Office Phone: (540) 955-5152 - Office Fax: (540) 955-4111

Professionalism, Respect, and Ethical Service



The mission of the Clarke County Sheriff's Office is to provide for a safe community through customer service based policing.  We will achieve this mission through Professionalism, Respect, and Ethical Service.


What's New

Please visit the News and Notes page for more news and information.


The Clarke County Sheriff's Office 2017 Annual Report is posted on the News and Notes page.


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***Community Crime Map***

Clarke County Sheriff's Office partners with LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

Do you want to know what crimes are occuring in your neighborhood? Do you want notifications when crimes occur in your neighborhood?  If so, check out our new public crime map by visiting the Community Crime Map at Select VA - Clarke County from the drop down menu Jump to City on the left side of the site.



Help the SheChecklist2riff's Office better serve the community. Take a few minutes to fill out our Community Survey.  The results will allow us to understand how the community views the Office and where we can better focus our attentions.

You will be redirected from this website to complete the form.  Your answers will remain confidential.  No personal identifying information will be requested.  Please click on the picture or on Community Survey to be redirected.

Thank you for helping us better serve you!


Sheriff's Office Offers Online Safety Presentations to Community Groups

The Clarke County Sheriff's Office is offering Online Safety Presentations to community groups geared toward protecting children online. Presentations are available for Parents, Teens, Tweens, and younger children in association with and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The one-hour presentations provide statistics, online resources, videos, and expert tips to educate, engage, and empower children and adults to be safer on- and offline. 

If you are interested in a presentation for your group please contact the Sheriff's Office at 540-955-1234. Parents can find additional resources on the Parents portal of and includes tips, video's and other resources to ensure parents understand dangers their children face and can learn to recognize and limit risks.

On September 1, 2015 Reserve Deputy Robert Spitler presented an Online Safety for Parents Presentation at an informational session for the Virginia Department of Health and the Counsel on Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault in Winchester, VA. WHAG News from Hagerstown was at the event and provided a report.




VA Sheriff's Magizine Article

The Northwest Virginia Regional Search and Rescue Task Force (NVRSRTF) SandR3

Northwest Virginia law enforcement agencies have a new tool for locating missing persons as well as supporting criminal investigations. The Northwest Virginia Regional Search and Rescue Task Force (NVRSRTF) was created in May of 2014 to support Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Shenandoah and Warren County Sheriff Offices.

Read the recent article for the Virginia Sheriff's Magazine within News and Notes.


The Sheriff's Office has a new Drug Collectiton Unit located in the lobby of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office located at 100 North Church Street, Berryville, VA. Access to the collection unit is available to citizens 24 hours a day. The drug collection unit to help our community safely dispose of unwanted medications, including controlled substances. Law enforcement drug collection programs help rid communities of unwanted medications that may otherwise be diverted, abused, or contaminate our water supply.


Whether you face a hurricane, snow, thunder storm, earthquake, tornado, or even a terrorist event every family should make preparations in the event of disaster.  The FEMA Ready website as well as the Virginia Department of Emergency Management can guide you in preparing for emergencies.


VINELink is the online version of VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday), the National Victim Notification Network. This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. VINE was created to keep victims informed about the custody status of their offenders.


On January 21, 2011 the Clarke Daily News published an article titled Is Your Home Wireless Network Cybercrime Safe? written by Rob Spitler, Clarke County Sheriff's Office Reserves.  This is a public service article to inform our citizens on steps to help secure home wireless networks and protect them from cyber crime. Excerpt: "Computer crime and cyber terrorism are growing threats not only in this country, but in your neighborhood as well. Securing the wireless network in your home is important for the safety of you, your family, community, and county."


What YOU need to know about 9-1-1 Services.  Newly posted information to help you make an informed choice for your telecommunication needs while still maintaining effective and safe 9-1-1 services.  This information can be found on the Frequently Asked Questions page.


Fingerprint procedures are posted on the Frequently Asked Questions page.  Fingerprinting for the public will occur on Mondays.


Need to know where to look to report Crime Solver Tips, Internet Fraud Complaints, search for Local Sex Offenders, or Virginia Law Codes?  The Sheriff's Office Resources links page provides Internet resource links to helping protect our citizen's online safety.