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Morgantown, West Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Morgantown is a city in Monongalia County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.62 square miles (27.51 sq. km). The City of Morgantown had a population of approximately 29,660 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Morgantown, West Virginia is Bill Kawecki. Bill Kawecki can be contacted at (304) 292-5154 and by email at

Bill Kawecki, Mayor
City of Morgantown
324 Cobun Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26501
Phone: (304) 292-5154
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Morgantown City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Morgantown, West Virginia was 200.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2005, but lower than the national average of 268.4. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 101 registered sex offenders living in Morgantown, West Virginia as of March 06, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Morgantown to the number of sex offenders is 298 to 1.

There were an estimated 563 total crimes per 100,000 people in Morgantown, 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 Morgantown is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Morgantown, there were an estimated 83 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 480 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 Morgantown, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in Morgantown is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.94 daily crimes that occur in Morgantown.
  • Morgantown is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morgantown you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morgantown has decreased by 25%.

Morgantown, West Virginia Police Station Information

Morgantown Police Department

The Morgantown Police Department has 72 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 35,000 people.

Ed Preston, Chief of Police
Morgantown Police Department
300 Spruce Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: (304) 284-7496 (Chief of Police)
Phone: (304) 599-6382
Fax: (304) 284-7490
Emergency: 911

Morgantown Police Dept
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Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office

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

Perry Palmer, Sheriff
Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office
116 Walnut Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: (304) 291-7260
Emergency: 911

Monongalia County Sheriff
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Monongalia County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

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

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

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

North Central Regional Jail Visitations

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

North Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility

Police Records Request in Morgantown, West Virginia

We have not found any police records information on Morgantown. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. 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:

Christine Wade, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Morgantown
389 Spruce Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-284-7439
Fax: 304-284-7525
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Morgantown City Clerk

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