Sheriff Larry C. Palmer, Jr.

To Protect & Serve the People of Brooke County

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...

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We want to thank our 911 dispatchers and our 911 Director Christina White for the Doughnuts today and thank you to our Sheriff's Assistant, Vicki Fisher Thompson for our wreath and her husband Bill for the Peanut Butter sheet cake. It was all very good and much appreciated! ... See MoreSee Less

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**Brooke County 911 center is hiring**

Full and part time. You can pick up an application at the Brooke County courthouse. They will be placed in the lobby at the main entrance and you can drop them off at the security desk.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, you must speak clearly and distinctly, pass a background investigation and be able to work all shifts, no exception!
Applications must be submitted by 4pm June 15, 2020.

Full time ( Starting Salary ) 32,360.00
After one year. 33,360.00
After two years. 34,360.00
After three years. 35,360.00

Full time will recieve health care benefits package, paid vacation after 1 year of employment, sick leave and personal leave at date of hire.

Part time pay rate 17.50
Minimum of 20 hours up to 32 hours a week, also working all shifts must be very flexible

Serious inquiries only please:

If you cant work night ,weekends and holidays, this is not the position for you.
Requires long hours sitting while multitasking and working with the public .

This job requires dedication, patience, sincerity and a passion to help others.
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Celebrating 2020 National Police Week. Thank you to our Brooke County Deputies and our local law enforcement for all you do for our communities. ... 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.  

About Larry C. Palmer, Jr.

Sheriff Larry C. Palmer, Jr. began his law enforcement career with the Brooke County Sheriff’s Department  as a Correction’s Officer on September 1, 1991.

Since then he has served various departments and municipalities in Brooke County until he was elected Sheriff in 2016.

He’s a life-long resident of Brooke County and is honored to serve the citizens of our community.

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