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McMechen, West Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

McMechen is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.84 square miles (2.18 sq. km). The City of McMechen had a population of approximately 1,926 in the year 2010.

The mayor of McMechen, West Virginia is Gregg Wolfe. Gregg Wolfe can be contacted at (304) 232-3140.

Gregg Wolfe, Mayor
City of McMechen
47 9th Street
McMechen, WV 26040
Phone: (304) 232-3140
Fax: (304) 232-3149

McMechen City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in McMechen, West Virginia was 0.0, lower than it had been since at least the year 2003, but lower than the national average of 288.9. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in McMechen, West Virginia as of March 06, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in McMechen to the number of sex offenders is 826 to 1.

There were an estimated 967 total crimes per 100,000 people in McMechen, 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 McMechen is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in McMechen, there were an estimated 154 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 813 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 McMechen, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in McMechen is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.65 daily crimes that occur in McMechen.
  • McMechen is safer than 98% of the cities in the United States.
  • In McMechen you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in McMechen has increased by 124%.

McMechen, West Virginia Police Station Information

McMechen Police Department

David Robinson, Chief of Police
McMechen Police Department
325 Logan St,
McMechen, WV 26040
Phone: (304) 232-3140 or 911
Fax: (304) 232-3149

McMechen Police Dept

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of McMechen, 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
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):

Northern Regional Jail

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