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Benwood, West Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Benwood is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.86 square miles (4.82 sq. km). The City of Benwood had a population of approximately 1,420 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Benwood, West Virginia is Edward M. Kuca Jr. Edward M. Kuca Jr. can be contacted at (304) 232-4320.

Edward M. Kuca Jr., Mayor
City of Benwood
430 Main Street
Benwood, WV 26031
Phone: (304) 232-4320
Fax: (304) 232-3393

Benwood City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Benwood, West Virginia was 14.8, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 273.6. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Benwood, West Virginia as of February 27, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Benwood to the number of sex offenders is 229 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,048 total crimes per 100,000 people in Benwood, West Virginia. This rate is lower than the average in the state of West Virginia which has 2,203 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Benwood is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Benwood, there were an estimated 167 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of West Virginia is 351 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 881 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the West Virginia average of 1,852 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Benwood, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in Benwood is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.87 daily crimes that occur in Benwood.
  • Benwood is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benwood you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benwood has increased by 617%.

Benwood, West Virginia Police Station Information

Benwood Police Department

Frank Longwell, Chief of Police
Benwood Police Department
430 Main Street
Benwood, WV 26031
Email: ChiefLongwell@comcast.net
Phone: (304) 232-2121
Fax: (304) 232-1111
Dispatch: BenwoodPolice@comcast.net

Benwood Police Dept

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Benwood, West Virginia.

Kevin Cecil, Sheriff
Marshall County Sheriff’s Office
601 7th Street
Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone: (304) 843-1500
Phone: (304) 843-1500 ext. 220 (Sheriff)
Crime Tip Hotline: (304) 843-5422
Email: sheriff@mcsowv.org
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Marshall County Sheriff
Marshall Sheriff Facebook

Marshall County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Northern Regional Jail (Marshall County)
112 Northern Regional Correction Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone: (304) 843-4067
Fax: (304) 843-4089

Marshall County Jail:

Northern Regional Jail

Police Records Request in Benwood, West Virginia

We have not found any police records information on Benwood. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk also serves as the City Records Officer of the city. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the Freedom of Information Act Request Form. The completed application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Judy Hunt, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Benwood
430 Main Street
Benwood, WV 26031
Phone: (304) 232-4320
Fax: (304) 232-3393

Benwood City Clerk

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