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West Virginia Deputy Killed in Camper Shootout
The deputies were responding to a domestic disturbance in the Birch River area around 5 p.m., Nicholas County Sheriff William F. Nunley said.
June 6, 2022
West Virginia City Names New Chief
Chief Karl Colder has 32 years of career leadership and professional investigative experience with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
November 3, 2021
Charleston, WV, Police Chief Announce Plans for Deescalation, More Less-Lethal Tools
“Tasers we have are the very first and second model issued. That would be taser two. They now have Taser seven which is a much more effective technology and is much more accurate,” Chief Tyke Hunt explained.
June 2, 2021
3 WV Deputies Injured, Their Vehicles Damaged in Pursuit of Stolen Ambulance
Deputies say the suspect was going about 80 to 90 mph during the chase, even on two-lane roads. He reportedly was also going into the opposite lane at high speeds into oncoming traffic.
March 22, 2021
WV Officer Builds Fund to Buy Bikes as Christmas Gifts for Kids
"We have so many people who have a goal on here to do stuff for these kids that are not going to have a good Christmas. It's because of these people, all 51 people behind us, watching right now. It's because of them, it really is," Officer Tony Messer said.
December 21, 2020
WV Officer Shot Tuesday Taken Off Life Support, Organs to be Donated
“She is still fighting, but her body is unable to sustain life by itself,” Chief James "Tyke" Hunt said in a press conference at 5 p.m. this afternoon.
December 2, 2020
WV Officer Shot in Face, Suspect in Custody
“This afternoon, a Charleston police officer was shot while in the line of duty,” the city’s statement said. “The officer has been transported to the hospital and is in surgery at this time."
December 1, 2020
West Virginia Teen Writes Letter of Thanks to Police Department
The letter said, "I'm 18 years old and was raised to believe police officers are here to protect me and I still whole-heartedly believe that no one deserves to endure what the officers of this country are experiencing."
August 14, 2020
Man Arrested for Attempting to Run Over West Virginia Officer
A man has been arrested for attempting to run over an officer with the Beckley (WV) Police Department with an All-terrain Vehicle (ATV) on Tuesday night.
July 30, 2020
West Virginia Officer Seen Shooting Possum Was "Putting it Out of Misery"
An officer with the Morgantown (WV) Police Department who was seen on a video posted to social media shooting a possum was "putting it out of its misery," after it had been hit by a car and severely injured.
July 2, 2020
West Virginia Officer, Trooper Suffer Non-Life-Threatening Gunshot Wounds
Two law enforcement officers attempting to execute a search warrant were wounded by gunfire on Thursday.
May 29, 2020
WV Police Officer Shot, Flown to Hospital for Treatment
A 25-year-old officer with the Elkins (WV) Police Department was shot with a rifle and wounded while effecting an arrest Thursday night.
March 27, 2020
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