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Legal Division

The Legal Division of the West Virginia State Police consists of two Assistant Attorney Generals that represent the Department in various legal matters and assist with the training and education of law-enforcement personnel at the State Police Academy.

The State Police Legal Division cannot provide legal assistance to non-State Police members or employees.

Telephone: (304) 746-2100
Fax: (304) 746-2421

State Police Attorney:

John A. Hoyer, General Counsel

State Police Paralegal:

Melinda Craddock

Frequently Asked Questions

Freedom of Information Act Requests

For requests to inspect or copy public records pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act, W.Va. Code ยง29B-1-1 et. al., please write to:

725 Jefferson Road
South Charleston, WV 25309-1698

OR Fax: 304-746-2246

For copies of the West Virginia State Police Administrative Rule dealing with the Act, please contact the Secretary of State Administrative Law Division at 304-558-6000

Updates on the Law

2010 Legislative Update

2011 Legislative Update

2012 Legislative Update



United States Supreme Court

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

West Virginia Attorney General

West Virginia Prosecuting Attorneys Institute

West Virginia State Bar

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