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Check Sex Offender Registry by Contacting:

State Police Headquarters
Sexual Offender Registry
725 Jefferson Rd
South Charleston, WV   25309

p (304) 746-2133     f (304) 746-2402

Check Criminal Records by Contacting:

State Police
Criminal Records Section
725 Jefferson Rd
South Charleston, WV   25309

p (304) 746-2179     f (304) 746-2209

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West Virginia Division of Corrections
Records Room
112 California Ave, Bldg 4, Room 300
Charleston, WV   25305

p (304) 558-2037     f (304) 558-5934

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West Virginia Crime Stats

West Virginia Criminal Records Statistics

West Virginia Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 22,542

Number of crimes per capita: 4895.32

Most "dangerous" West Virginia city: Logan

Crime Threat Level: 4

Other states with a crime threat level of 4:
Alaska - Colorado - Kansas - Kentucky - Oregon - Virginia

West Virginia Criminal Activity Breakdown

West Virginia Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 19
Rapes: 178
Robberies: 572
Assaults: 1,388
Property Crime: 14,361

West Virginia exceeds the national average in:
Rape, Burglary, Theft

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You may want to find West Virginia criminal records to make sure the new people who have entered your life have not been convicted of previous crimes for you own peace of mind and security. This is particularly true is you have children and you want to make sure that they are safe. Thankfully, you can access the data that you need on the internet and it is not difficult to obtain, nor is it very expensive.

West Virginia criminal records and vehicle crash reports may be obtained via the West Virginia State Police website. There is a downloadable form available on the web page that you can fill out and mail to the Criminal Investigation Reports department of the Virginia State Police located in South Charleston. There are various fee associated with the requests, which are payable by credit card, money order, or certified check.

There are also a number of nationwide websites that provide links and paid access to various public records, including criminal histories, sex offender registries, Amber Alerts, and court information. Simply search the name of the person in question and/or the state you would like to search in. You may also request information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.