BROOKE COUNTY SHERIFF

Sheriff Richard Beatty, Jr.

To Protect & Serve the People of Brooke County

How to pay your taxes by mail

Mail payments to : Brooke County Sheriff’s Tax Office 202 Courthouse Square Wellsburg, WV 26070   POSTMARKS WILL BE HONORED   Online/telephone payment options: E-check                 $1.50 for up to $10000.00 E-check                $10.00 for over $10000.00...

Press Release – Concealed Carry Weapons Applications

Due to the closing of the Brooke County Courthouse, we will be suspending all new Concealed Carry Permit Applications and renewals. West Virginia is an open carry and concealed carry state so all people are already permitted to carry in West Virginia. Sheriff's across...

Brooke County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Feed

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It was a great morning at the Brooke County Sheriffs Office. We want to congratulate our Deputies who were promoted today:Captain Scott ZeiglerLieutenant Kyler FergusonSergeant Kristen Richmond and Corporal Shane Logstonas well as Deputy Kaylin Ferguson who received the Departments lifesaving award. ... See MoreSee Less
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The 6th year of the Wellsburg Junior Police Academy will be held June 14-18, 2021. Applications are now being accepted. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Chief Deputy Scott Adams at the Brooke County Sheriffs Office. Follow the link to apply! newdayag.com/junior-police-academy-application/?fbclid=IwAR3cgFnOyHQUB-KaL3742WuhkhbBnLT4U4XD3qms... ... See MoreSee Less
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We mourn with our fellow first responders over the loss of Weirton and Hooverson Heights Firefighter Brian Ritchie. Our thoughts and prayers are with Brian’s family at home and on the job. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Sheriff’s Department Serves the Community

Our office exists to serve the people in a variety of ways, such as law enforcement, tax collection, Mapping and Addressing services, and security at the Brooke County Courthouse.

We are community partners who always seek the best outcome for the people of Brooke County.

Conceal and Carry Permits

Learn the requirements for obtaining a Conceal and Carry Permit..

Drug Enforcement

Our office is the primary drug enforcement team for Brooke County.

K9 Unit

Meet Dakota, our K9 officer here in Brooke County.

School Resource Officer

Deputies help our students learn to become stronger community participants.

How Can We Help?

we’ll use the toggle areas on the right side here to expand into more detail on specific elements of service in the community….

Riverfront Patrol and Enforcement

Every year, we provide security and patrol to our river.  If you any questions about our laws or policies, please let us know.

Drug Enforcement and Education

We want to provide our community with updated education regarding drug enforcement.  As a community, we need to come together and fight the war on drugs as we strive to make our community a safer place to live.

Incident and Special Response Units

Our SRT team trains monthly to provide Brooke County residents with the best services in regards to incident response and security.

Sexual Offender Registry

The WV State Police are responsible for maintaining and updating the sex offender registry.  If you have any questions in regards to the registry, feel free to contact the WVSP. 

WV State Police Sex Offender Registry

Sheriff Sales

The Sheriff is responsible for holding tax auctions and unclaimed property auctions periodically pursuant to state law.  If you have any questions in regard to sales, please contact the Sheriff.  

We’re here to support our community.
Let us know how to help you!