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Weirton, West Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Weirton is a city in Hancock County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.26 square miles (49.88 sq. km). The City of Weirton had a population of approximately 19,746 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Weirton, West Virginia is Harold E. “Bubba” Miller. Harold E. “Bubba” Miller can be contacted at (304) 797-8500 ext. 1002.

Harold E. “Bubba” Miller, Mayor
City of Weirton
200 Municipal Plaza
Weirton, WV 26062
Phone: (304) 797-8500 ext. 1002
Administrative Assistant: (304) 797-8500 ext. 1002
Fax: (304) 797-8598
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Weirton City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Weirton, West Virginia was 93.0, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 271.1. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Weirton, West Virginia as of March 12, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Weirton to the number of sex offenders is 325 to 1.

There were an estimated 209 total crimes per 100,000 people in Weirton, 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 Weirton is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Weirton, there were an estimated 21 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 188 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 Weirton, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in Weirton is 60% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.03 daily crimes that occur in Weirton.
  • Weirton is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Weirton you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Weirton has decreased by 36%.

Weirton, West Virginia Police Station Information

Weirton Police Department

The Weirton Police Department has 40 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 19,746 people.

A. R. Alexander III, Chief of Police
Weirton Police Department
Ground Level
200 Municipal Plaza
Weirton, WV 26062
Phone: (304) 797-8500 ext. 1029 (Chief of Police)
Phone: (304) 797-8500 ext. 1030
Fax: (304) 797-5709
Emergency: 911

Weirton Police Dept

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office

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

Ralph A. Fletcher, Sheriff
Hancock County Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 458
New Cumberland, WV 26047
Phone: (304) 564-3911
Fax: (304) 564-4138
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Hancock County Sheriff
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Hancock County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

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

Hancock County Jail (Northern Regional Jail):

Northern Regional Jail

Police Records Request in Weirton, West Virginia

Police records can be obtained from the Records Department of the Weirton Police Department during normal business hours. The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Weirton Police Department
200 Municipal Plaza
Weirton, WV 26062
Phone: 304-797-8500, Ext. 1028
Fax: 304-797-5709

Weirton Police Records

Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk responsibilities include serving as custodian of all permanent City records, keeping the City Seal, attesting all City documents, and many more. 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:

DeeAnn Pulliam, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Weirton
200 Municipal Plaza
Weirton, WV 26062
Phone: 304-797-8500, Ext. 1045
Fax: 304-797-8598

Weirton City Clerk

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