Police Department

The Morgantown Police Dept. is a full service law enforcement agency with an authorized strength of 72 sworn police officers and 11 civilian support staff.

Offices are located in the Public Safety Building at 300 Spruce Street.

Our agency serves an area of approximately 11 square miles and a population of more than 35,000 full time residents. Morgantown is home to West Virginia University with a current enrollment of over 30,000 students. Our agency is constantly preparing to handle an influx of visitors as the city and university hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Our employees remain committed to providing for the security, safety and well-being of our citizens and visitors.

Click here to view the most recent performance metrics and an explanation of the Police Department’s mission, vision, goals, objectives and tasks. 

Press Releases

MAIN NUMBER 304-284-7522 x 0
Staff Services Division Chief Ed Preston
Capt. D. Mogusdmogus@morgantownwv.gov  304-284-7496
F/Sgt. E. Powell
Sgt. B. Hennessey
Day Shift Crew Lt. M. Solomon
304-284-7522 x 0
Afternoon Shift Crew Lt. S. Carl
Midnight Shift Crew Lt. McCabe


The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), administers the Victim Notification Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien’s release from custody.  Victims and witnesses can click on the link provided to be transferred to a number of valuable victim services provided by ICE.