Police Department

Scott Dempsey, Chief
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-6460 
F: (304) 348-6416


Mailing Address: 

P.O. Box 2749 
Charleston, WV 25330

The Charleston Police Department strives to provide for the general protection, safety and well being of the residents, businesses and visitors of the City of Charleston through a proactive approach in the prevention, deterrence, detection and investigation of criminal activity; to contribute to the highest quality of life for the City through the assistance, cooperation, involvement and interaction of the citizenry; to conduct all activities lawfully in accordance with the laws of the City of Charleston, State of West Virginia and the United States of America.

For additional information, including contact phone numbers, please visit the Charleston Police Department's Web site by clicking here.