photo by Jon Letzkus




  The Wheeling Police Department has extended its employment deadline for Probationary Police Officers to 4 p.m., Friday, January 28. Interested persons should stop by the City-County Building, 1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling next week between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to apply. Questions can be answered by calling 304-234-3694 or visiting Testing for Probationary Police Officers will still take place Saturday, Jan. 28 at Wheeling Jesuit University’s Alma Grace McDonough Center




The Wheeling Police Department is accepting applications for the next Citizen Police Academy.  Classes will begin on March 2nd 2017.  Click on the links below for more information. 

CPA Spring 2017 Application.

CPA Spring 2017 Media Release.




Wheeling Police Department Mission Statement   The Wheeling Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life in and around the community by:

  1.  Building partnerships that will provide a safe and secure community through proactive and impartial enforcement

  2. Honoring and enforcing the codified ordinances of the city of Wheeling, the code of the state of West Virginia and the United States Constitution

  3. Maintaining a focus on fighting crime and the fear of crime        

  4. Continually striving to improve and to become the model law enforcement agency in the state of West Virginia    


Wheeling Police Department Values:  


City of Wheeling to enact false alarm program. 
Program information media release .
Businesses register your alarm here.
Alarm Ordinance can be viewed here.