Roanoke Police Chief Chris Perkins to retire March 1

Friday, December 4, 2015

Roanoke Police Chief Chris Perkins to retire March 1

This morning in a letter to the citizens of Roanoke, Police Chief Chris Perkins announced his retirement. Perkins was selected as Roanoke’s Police Chief by City Manager Chris Morrill October 13, 2010. Friends, I am writing this to inform you that I will retire on March 1, 2016. It has been an absolute honor to […]

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Roanoke City violent crime and burglaries up for 2012

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Roanoke City violent crime and burglaries up for 2012

Shoplifting is up 27% but that is because businesses are reporting it more often said Police Chief Chris Perkins. The economy has forced them to look at their bottom line he said. The derecho on June 29 was also a significant event for the police department. With the loss of electricity throughout the city burglaries […]

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Fire/EMS calls increase in 2012 – recruitment a challenge

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Fire/EMS calls increase in 2012 - recruitment a challenge

Roanoke City Fire Chief David Hoback and Police Chief Chris Perkins before their annual update on public safety Monday paced the puck. The loser game puck passed to the Guns hockey team this year. Chief Hoback’s Hoses team as the winners this year got a little payback with Chief Perkins of the Guns team. The […]

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Police Chief rubs in their hockey victory over the fire department

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Police Chief rubs in their hockey victory over the fire department

It wasn’t the main reason Police Chief Chris Perkins was at Monday morning’s city council briefing but it was the most entertaining to watch. Chief Perkins got the opportunity to trumpet the “Guns” hockey team win (5-1) over the fire department “Hoses” on January 21. The hockey puck he presented to Fire Chief David Hoback […]

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