Wheeling, Ohio County, WV Police Department

Updated on: February 5, 2021

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Wheeling Police Department, Ohio County, Police Department

1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, West Virginia, 26003

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The Wheeling Police Department, built up in 1939, is the essential law requirement organization serving the City of Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. Starting at 2016, it had a staff of around 86.

The Wheeling Police Department covers roughly 117 square miles (188.29 km2). The number of inhabitants is around 118440.

The Wheeling Police Office has various strength units, including Smack, bicycle watch, harbor watch, cruisers, mounted watches, and an assortment of investigator units.

The Wheeling City Jail is a holding facility for Wheeling Police Department at 1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, West Virginia, 26003.

Wheeling, Ohio County, WV Overview

nicknames:
The Friendly City
Coordinates:
40.07028°N 80.69861°W
Country:
United States
State:
West Virginia
Counties:
Ohio, Marshall
Settled:
1769
Established:
1806
Incorporated:
1836
Government:
Mayor:
Glenn Elliott
City Manager:
Robert Herron
Police Chief:
Shawn Schwertfeger
Fire Chief:
Larry Helms
Area:
City:
16.00 sq mi (41.43 km2)
Land:
13.78 sq mi (35.68 km2)
Water:
2.22 sq mi (5.76 km2) 13.87%
Elevation:
687–1,300 ft (209–396 m)
Population (2010):
City:
28,486
Estimate (2019):
26,430
Density:
1,918.69/sq mi (740.81/km2)
Urban:
81,249 (US: 353rd)
Metro:
145,205 (US: 288th)
Time zone:
UTC−5 (EST)
Summer (DST):
UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Code:
26003
Area code(s):
304
FIPS code:
54-86452
GNIS feature ID:
1548994

Wheeling, Ohio County, WV Police Office Basic Information

Type:
Local Police Department
Full Time Sworn Officers:
84
Full Time Civilians:
2

Sending a Mail and Visitation

The Wheeling City Jail does not allow its inmates to receive or send mails or packages and prohibits any of its arrestees from getting visitors. If you wish to visit or send correspondence to the inmate, you will have to wait until they transfer to a Ohio County, West Virginia Sheriff’s Office jail.

Ohio County Sheriff's Office

The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the Wheeling, West Virginia:

Address: 1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, West Virginia, 26003

Phone: 304-234-3784

Directions

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