‘Lee’ Hill announces bid for City Sheriff

Deputy Sheriff Lee Hill (left) with Sheriff Tim Allen

During a recent press conference LeMajor “Lee” Hill announced his bid for Roanoke City Sheriff.

“As a proud native of Roanoke City, I look forward to serving my community as I have done for the past 25+ years as a Deputy Sheriff,” he said during opening remarks.

Hill, a Patrick Henry High School graduate started his law enforcement career in 1995 working at the city jail and transferred to the court division in 2000.

He began as a D.A.R.E officer in 2003 and was soon promoted to sergeant in 2009. In 2012 he was promoted to lieutenant at the jail and in 2014 transferred to the service division until his retirement October 1, 2020.

He and wife Melinda Hill have been married for over 26 years and have 3 children, Trevon (Rania), Moriah and Bryson Hill.

He currently still works as a Deputy Sheriff part-time at the City Municipal building.

“I feel the need to continue to work as a Deputy Sheriff in this capacity, due to today’s climate and the shortage of law enforcement personnel every where. I look forward to being the Sheriff for all citizens of Roanoke City he said in closing remarks.