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West Virginia Deputy's Facebook Post About Fight with Subject Goes Viral

Deputy Kristen Richmond of the Brooke County Sheriff’s Office posted on her Facebook page a lengthy description of a five-minute fight with "a 5’11, 195lb collegiate male athlete who was gooned up on an unknown drug" in the hope that it "serves as a swift kick in the [hindquarters] to a lot of cops." The post quickly went viral.

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Video: West Virginia Officer Shot in Burglary Recognized for Bravery

Patrolman E. Seth Johnson was responding to a burglary on Albert Street when the suspect shot him in the front upper torso which was protected by his Point Blank ballistic vest.

West Virginia Officer Sues State Police Over Pursuit Crash

Bluefield police Sgt. Joseph Danieley has filed a complaint against West Virginia State Police and a trooper in connection with the May 2017 crash.

West Virginia Police Officer Shot Outside Hospital by Escaping Inmate

Around 2:30 Saturday afternoon Ogle escaped Montgomery Police custody. Charleston Police were called in to help catch Ogle. A Charleston Officer ended up in a scuffle with Ogle in the alleyway behind the hospital. The suspect shot the Charleston Police Officer with the a Montgomery Police Officer's firearm, police say.

WV Trooper, Deputy Shot Responding to Domestic

WVSP say Trooper Hartley and Deputy King responded to a residence and were met by shotgun fire when they approached the front door.

Video: WV Officer Shot in Chest, Saved by Body Armor

"Everything happens for a reason," Johnson said. "It could've been several officers going through that door, that could've meant several officers shot ... so if it was me taking one round, versus my buddies taking several, I would take that any day."

WV Officer, 2 Others Shot at Burglary Call; One Dead

Police say when Patrolman S. Johnson entered the home, he encountered gunfire from a man identified as Seth Hardwick. Patrolman Johnson was struck once in the torso.

WV Officer Critically Wounded in Off-Duty Shooting

“A group of individuals were riding a UTV and they went to turn around in Mr. (Frederick) Tolliver’s driveway,” said Senior Trooper Nicholas Boothe of the West Virginia State Police. “While they were turning around, they were fired upon by Mr. Tolliver. ”

Name Released of WV Officer Killed in Pursuit Crash, Suspect Arrested

The name of a Bluefield, WV, police officer who was killed in a pursuit crash early Tuesday morning was released Wednesday.

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West Virginia Officer Killed in Pursuit Crash

An officer from the Bluefield (WV) Police Department is dead after an accident on Princeton Avenue in Bluefield early Tuesday morning. The crash involved two cruisers from the Bluefield Police Department and one cruiser from the West Virginia State Police.