The Parkersburg Police Department was first established in 1873, consisting of a Chief and ten police officers. Since that time, the police department has evolved to become one of the finest professional police departments in the country.
Our men and women are extensively trained in all areas of law enforcement, including but not limited to:
Traffic crash reconstruction /
G.R.E.A.T. / School resource officers
Special weapons and tactics / Hostage negotiations / Water craft enforcement
Computer crime / Domestic violence response Child abuse investigation, and Homicide investigation