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The Records Division is the repository for incident and crash reports generated by the Charleston Police Department and acts as a primary support unit for the entire agency. 

We are located on the Court Street side of City Hall at 501 Virginia Street, Charleston West Virginia

There is a metered parking lot on the South side of City Hall.  As well, there is a parking building on the East side of City Hall that can be entered from Court Street or Virginia Street.

You can reach us at 304-348-6400.

If you need to file an investigative report, you may call our Records office and file one over the phone if;

  1. The incident is a misdemeanor (not a felony)

  2. There is no need to collect evidence from the scene

  3. There is no available suspect information

If you need to speak with a police officer in person and it is not an emergency, you may call Metro Communications at 304-348-8111

Lt. Kim West
Records Division Commander
(304) 348-6410