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

REMINDER! Our Deputy Sheriffs' Association is having their fundraising event THIS SATURDAY, November 13th! Please make plans to attend! Also, if you bring a toy Bernies Kids' Toy drive, you will get a free bet! Tickets are $10 at the door! Food and beer are provided with entry fee! If you have any questions or wish to be a sponsor, please contact Gary Conley at (304) 374-9049. Look forward to seeing everyone there! ... See MoreSee Less
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For the general public’s information, this young lady is Maddie Whelan who will be soliciting door to door the next several weeks in Brooke County. Thank you Maddie for checking in at the Sheriffs Office! ... 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!