Marion Police Department

  • Agency: Marion Police Department
  • Address: 555 South Main Street, Marion, 24354 VA
  • Chief: Michael D Roberts (Chief of Police)
Phone: 276-783-8145

Marion Police Department is located at 555 South Main Street, Marion, 24354 VA. The Chief of Police of the department is Michael D Roberts. The Marion Police Department phone number is 276-783-8145.

Marion Police Department News

The Marion Police Department is pleased to be participating in a regional consortium event this morning with educators, healthcare professionals, and legislators to continue our efforts to combat the addiction crisis in Southwest Virginia and beyond.

If you lost these keys near the Royal Oak Presbyterian Church we found them ! Contact the town office to retrieve them.

On 11-04-2018, after sending an officer to assist Federal, State, and local authorities at a location in Seven Mile Ford. Looking for a possibly armed, abduction suspect wanted out of Washington County Virginia. A vehicle description was broadcast to all units to look out for the vehicle. At approximately 1:15 am a Marion Police Officer observed a vehicle matching the description in the Commerce Street area and followed it to McDonalds in Marion. After calling for back up. Marion officers conducted a felony stop on the suspect vehicle, and arrested Nick Neal of Chilhowie Virginia without incident. The victim was located in the vehicle and transported to Smyth County Community Hospital for evaluation. Neal is being held without bond at the Southwest Regional Jail

I found a Bat 🦇 Girl to help fight crime while out this evening!

The Marion Police Department has moved ! Come by and take a look !

Before heading out tomorrow, remember to Be Seen on Halloween! Have kids use glow sticks or flashlights to help them see and be seen by drivers. Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers and, if possible, choose light colors.

Officer Horn took K-9 Cooper for a much needed, and well deserved spa day at Rufflections Pet Grooming. Thank you folks for taking good care of him! Keep voting for Cooper and Marion Police Department at!

Twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween than any other day of the year. Talk with your kids on how to be safe while trick-or-treating this year. #SafeKids

Officers Horn and Horner handing out candy at Halloween Madness this morning. We enjoyed seeing how excited the kids were!

Sgt. Testerman and Sr. Officer Eades picking up treats for Halloween Madness tomorrow! Be prepared for ugly weather, but a fun time!!!

Sgt. Thomas, Ofc. Horn and K-9 Cooper had a fantastic time at Community Helper Day this afternoon at Marion Elementary!

The department would like to thank the members of Marion Lodge 31 for their hospitality to first responders this evening!

Nice article about K-9 units in Marion and Smyth County. Remember to vote at for Marion Police Department’s K-9 program. You can vote once every 12 hours, and once a day on instagram @aftermathk9grant. Our department is competing against departments across the country for $16,000 in grant money from Aftermath Services LLC.

Don’t forget to vote at once every 12 hours and once daily on instagram @aftermathk9grant. Simply type in Marion Police Department, Marion, VA. Thanks everyone!!

The Marion Police Department is honored to be nominated to compete in the Aftermath K9 Grant competition. Now it’s up to you to help us win! On Monday October 22 through November 4th you can go to the following link to vote. The more votes we get the higher we place. Aftermath is giving out $16,000 in grants to the to the top voting finishers. Here is the link to vote: to vote. Also go to @aftermathK9Grant on instagram and follow their page. “The Aftermath K9 Grant was founded to showcase, support, and reward the unique contributions made by law enforcement and their K9 units across the country. Indirectly, the K9 Grant raises safety awareness and community kinship throughout the neighborhoods that Aftermath and our law enforcement partners proudly serve.” This year, the Aftermath K9 Grant will award a total of $16,500 in grants that can be used to further established K9 units or to create brand new ones. Communities nationwide will determine the top eight award recipients through popular vote. $5,000 – 1st place grant recipient $4,000 – 2nd place grant recipient $3,000 – 3rd place grant recipient $2,000 – 4th place grant recipient $1,000 – 5th place grant recipient $500 – 6th to 8th place grant recipients 1) Vote once every 12 hours online, at and 2) Vote once daily on Instagram (follow @AftermathK9Grant for instructions). Votes will be tallied after the voting period ends, and the winning K9 units will be announced on November 5, 2018. So be sure to spread the word, and come back twice daily from October 18th until November 4th to ensure that our department wins a grant!

This afternoon Chief Clair and Lt. Moss had the opportunity to serve lunch at Marion High School ! We appreciate any opportunity to interact with the community and especially with our youth.

Chief Clair presenting Officer Bryan Morris his second MADD award since working at the Marion Police Department. We are proud of Officer Morris’ dedication in removing impaired drivers from the road and making our streets safe!Congratulations Officer Morris! #MADD

Early Sunday October 7, Marion Virginia police responded to General Dynamics on Brunswick Lane in reference to a possibly intoxicated male trespassing on the property. The subject had last been seen near the railroad tracks adjoining the plant property. Upon arrival, the officer observed a vehicle sitting at the gate of General Dynamics. The officer then observed the subject back the vehicle up and ram the gate of General Dynamics with the vehicle. The officer conducted a felony traffic stop. Other officers arrived and the subject was taken into custody without further incident. The vehicle the subject had been operating was the high school’s drivers education car. During the investigation, it was determined that the subject had wrecked his personal vehicle on the embankment behind the football field (near the Marion High School cafeteria). A fence had stopped the vehicle from falling down the embankment into the football stadium. The subject had then taken the driver’s education car. The subject did not know how to exit the high school lot. He had mistaken the gate of General Dynamics as the exit of the lot. At the same time of this event, another officer had found another vehicle sitting in a ditch near the high school. He then located the driver of this vehicle and arrested her for DUI. Case# 18-1007-0792. Suspect 1- Joshua Edward Banks-(18.2-266) Misdemeanor DUI; (18.2-137) Misdemeanor Destruction of Property; (18.2-137) Felony Destruction of Property; (46.2-864) Misdemeanor Reckless Driving; (18.2-95) Felony Vehicle Theft; Misdemeanor Trespass on School Property after dark. Suspect 2- Nicole Paige Mobley- (18.2-266.1) Misdemeanor DUI.

Go get’em MPD!!