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Romney, West Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Romney is a city in Hampshire County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.96 square miles (2.49 sq. km). The City of Romney had a population of approximately 1,848 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Romney, West Virginia is Beverly Keadle. Beverly Keadle can be contacted at (304) 822-5118.

Beverly Keadle, Mayor
City of Romney
340 E Main Street
Romney, WV 26757
Phone: (304) 822-5118
Fax: (304) 822-5793
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Romney City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Romney, West Virginia was 4.0, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 282.4. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Romney, West Virginia as of March 10, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Romney to the number of sex offenders is 152 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,039 total crimes per 100,000 people in Romney, 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 Romney is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Romney, there were an estimated 166 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 874 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 Romney, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in Romney is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.85 daily crimes that occur in Romney.
  • Romney is safer than 98% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Romney you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Romney has decreased by 3%.

Romney, West Virginia Police Station Information

Romney Police Department

James R. Lambert, Jr., Chief of Police
Romney Police Department
340 E Main Street
Romney, WV 26757
Phone: (304) 822-4060 Ext. 107
Fax: (304) 822-3842
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Romney Police Dept

Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office

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

John P. Alkire, Sheriff
Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office
66 North High Street
Room 2
Romney, WV 26757
Phone: (304) 822-3894
Fax: (304) 822-8494
Email: information@hampshirecountysheriffwv.com

Hampshire County Sheriff
Hampshire Sheriff Facebook

Hampshire County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility (Hampshire County Jail)
355 Dolan Drive
Augusta, WV 26704
Phone: (304) 496-1275
Phone: (304) 496-7057 (Non-Contact Visitation Scheduling)
Fax: (304) 496-7591

Visitations Hours at Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility (Hampshire County Jail):

  • No Visitation and call for Tuesday appointment on Monday
  • Call for Wednesday appointment on Tuesday
  • Call for Thursday appointment on Wednesday
  • Call for Friday appointment on Thursday
  • Call for Saturday appointment on Friday
  • Visitation on this day must be scheduled on Friday on Saturday
  • No visitation on Sunday

Visitations at Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility (Hampshire County Jail):

Potomac Highlands Regional Jail Visitations
Hampshire County Jail

Hampshire County Jail (Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility):

Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility
Hampshire Sheriff Jail

Police Records Request in Romney, West Virginia

We have not found any police records information on Romney. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Recorder’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 Recorder’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Richard Shanholtzer, Recorder
Office of the City Recorder
City of Romney
340 E Main Street
Romney, WV 26757
Phone: (304) 822-5118
Fax: (304) 822-5793
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Romney City Recorder

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