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Welcome from the Colonel


Colonel Jay Smithers
On behalf of the men and women of the West Virginia State Police, I welcome you to our website. This site includes information on the services we provide to the citizens of West Virginia and its visitors as well as missing persons and most wanted listings and sex offender registry information. I also urge individuals interested in becoming a member of the West Virginia State Police to view the recruiting link.

Our agency was created in 1919 and is the fourth oldest state police agency in the United States. Our sworn members have proudly served the citizens of the state with honor, bravery, and professionalism for more than 90 years...more

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