BROOKE COUNTY SHERIFF

Sheriff Larry C. Palmer, Jr.

To Protect & Serve the People of Brooke County

County State of Emergency Public Health Disaster

PRESS RELEASE COUNTY STATE OF EMERGENCY PUBLIC HEALTH DISASTER   Beginning Friday March 20, 2020 thru April 3, 2020, the Brooke County Courthouse will remain open regular hours, 9:00am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. The Courthouse will be CLOSED on Saturdays...

Broadband Survey

The Brooke County Commission is asking each of us to take the BROOKE/HANCOCK BROADBAND SURVEY from home. The purpose of this project is to explore opportunities to address unserved and underserved areas in our communities. Please tell your family and friends about the...

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According to the WV DOH, RT 2 south of Wellsburg at the new bridge construction site is shut down until further notice. Crews are investigating an incident in which a drilling rig possibly struck a natural gas line. Detours have been posted. ... 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?

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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!