John E. Painter, Chief of Police

(540) 249-9256

jpainter@ci.grottoes.va.us

 

Wes Baugher, Sergeant

 

Heather Ritchie, Administrative Assistant

 

Full-Time Officers

Alan Johnson

Corrie Bauserman

Brittany Dean

Michael Obenschain

 

Part-Time Officers

Tommy James

Aaron Siever

Drake Judy

G.W. Marshall

Mandy Robles

 

601 Dogwood Avenue

Post Office Box 146

Grottoes, VA 24441

Emergency: 911

Phone: 540-249-5707

police@ci.grottoes.va.us

 

 

If there is no one available in the office to take your phone call and you need immediate assistance, please contact the non-emergency dispatch number at (540) 434-4436. If you have an emergency Dial 911.

Police Department

Emergency Calls:

EMERGENCY - CALL 911

All too often we are afraid to call 911 because we aren’t sure that the situation requires an emergency response.  911 calls should be made for ANY situation that involves the safety or welfare of another. Situations for 911 may include, but are not confined to:

  • Any act of violence
  • A suspicious event or suspicious person
  • Any medical emergency
  • Any road obstruction, such as broken water lines, power lines, or livestock in the road
  • A witnessed reckless driving event (try to get the tag!), or car crash.

 

Non-Emergency Calls - 540-434-4436

You can call (540) 434-4436 to have a dispatcher contact the on duty Grottoes Police Officer. Calls to this number may involve situations such as:

  •  You’d like to ask a policeman a question, but don’t want to leave a message on their voicemail
  • Barking dogs
  • Town Park bathrooms not being unlocked
  • Loud music complaints or any other non-emergency situation

 

Remember, for emergencies call 911. If you simply have a question you can call (540) 249-5707 and speak with our administrative assistant, or call (540) 434-4436 to reach the non-emergency dispatcher.

 

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If there is no one available in the office to take your phone call and you need immediate assistance, please contact the non-emergency dispatch number at (540) 434-4436. If you have an emergency Dial 911.