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Fairmont, West Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Fairmont is a city in Marion County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.00 square miles (23.31 sq. km). The City of Fairmont had a population of approximately 18,704 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Fairmont, West Virginia is Brad Merrifield. Brad Merrifield can be contacted at (304) 366-6212 ext. 329 and by email at

Brad Merrifield, Mayor
City of Fairmont
P.O. Box 1428
500 Quincy St.
Council Chambers
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: (304) 366-6211 ext. 329

Fairmont City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Fairmont, West Virginia was 223.6, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 281.7. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 111 registered sex offenders living in Fairmont, West Virginia as of March 01, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Fairmont to the number of sex offenders is 167 to 1.

There were an estimated 426 total crimes per 100,000 people in Fairmont, 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 Fairmont is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Fairmont, there were an estimated 56 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 370 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 Fairmont, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in Fairmont is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.27 daily crimes that occur in Fairmont.
  • Fairmont is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairmont you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairmont has increased by 60%.

Fairmont, West Virginia Police Station Information

Fairmont Police Department

Steve Shine, Chief of Police
Fairmont Police Department
500 Quincy St.
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: (304) 366-9280, (304) 366-9280 ext. 422
Fax: (304) 366-5533
Dispatch: (304) 366-4200
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Fairmont Police Dept
Fairmont Police Facebook

Marion County Sheriff’s Office

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

Jimmy Riffle, Sheriff
Marion County Sheriff’s Office
316 Monroe Street
Jacobs Building 1st Floor
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: (304) 367-5300 (Non-Emergencies)
Fax (304) 367-5304
Administrative Assistant’s Office: (304) 367-5468
Records Clerk’s Office: (304)367-5307
Emergencies: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Marion County Sheriff

Marion County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

North Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility (Marion County)
1 Lois Lane
Greenwood, WV 26415
Phone: (304) 873-1384
Phone: (304) 873-2960 (Non-Contact Visitation Scheduling)
Fax: (304) 873-1381

Visitations Hours at North Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility (Marion County):

  • No Visitation and Call to schedule Tuesday Non-Contact Visitation on Monday
  • 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm, Call to schedule Wednesday Non-Contact Visitation on Tuesday
  • ​1:00 pm to 4:30 pm and Call to schedule Friday Non-Contact Visitation on Wednesday
  • No Visitation and Call to schedule Saturday Non-Contact Visitation on Thursday
  • 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Friday and Saturday
  • No Visitation and Call to schedule Tuesday Non-Contact Visitation on Sunday

Visitations at North Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility (Marion County):

North Central Regional Jail Visitations

Marion County Jail (North Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility):

North Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility

Police Records Request in Fairmont, West Virginia

We have not found any police records information on Fairmont. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk maintains custody, control, filing and storage of all minutes, ordinances and other information pertaining to the operation of the city government. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the City’s Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA) 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:

Janet L. Keller, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Fairmont
P.O. Box 1428
200 Jackson St.
3rd Floor, Room 305
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: 304-366-6212, ext. 329
Fax: 304-366-0228
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Fairmont City Clerk

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