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Follansbee, West Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Follansbee is a city in Brooke County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.09 square miles (5.41 sq. km). The City of Follansbee had a population of approximately 2,986 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Follansbee, West Virginia is David A. Velegol, Jr. David A. Velegol, Jr. can be contacted at (304) 527-1330.

David A. Velegol, Jr., Mayor
City of Follansbee
872 Main St.
P.O. Box 606
Follansbee, WV 26037
Phone: (304) 527-1330

Follansbee City Mayor

In 2011, the crime-index in Follansbee, West Virginia was 62.5, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 299.9. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Follansbee, West Virginia as of March 01, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Follansbee to the number of sex offenders is 240 to 1.

There were an estimated 836 total crimes per 100,000 people in Follansbee, 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 Follansbee is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Follansbee, there were an estimated 133 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 703 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 Follansbee, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in Follansbee is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.29 daily crimes that occur in Follansbee.
  • Follansbee is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Follansbee you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Follansbee has decreased by 5%.

Follansbee, West Virginia Police Station Information

Follansbee Police Department

The Follansbee Police Department has 6 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 3,000 people.

Follansbee Police Department
872 Main Street
P.O. Box 606
Follansbee, WV 26037
Phone: (304) 527-1211
Fax: (304) 527-3341

Follansbee Police Dept
Follansbee Police Facebook

Brooke County Sheriff’s Office

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

Brooke County Sheriff’s Office
632 Main Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Phone: (304) 737-3660
Emergency: 911

Brooke County Sheriff

Brooke County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

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

Brooke County Jail (Northern Regional Jail):

Northern Regional Jail

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