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The next testing date for Morgantown police officers will occur in October 2024.


Morgantown Police Department

Safeguarding the community. Serving with honor.


We are the Morgantown Police Department. A full-service law enforcement agency with an authorized strength of 76 sworn police officers and 12 civilian support staff.

We strive to provide outstanding services with integrity, respect, and fairness while providing a safe environment. We serve an area of approximately 11 square miles and a population of more than 30,000 residents. Morgantown is the third-largest city in the state of West Virginia and is home to West Virginia University with an annual enrollment of approximately 30,000 students.

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Portrait of Austin Bittner

Officer Spotlight

Austin Bittner


I became a police officer because I am an extrovert and I love helping people everyday. I like to interact with the college students that attend WVU while I'm working. Police officers are mainly the ones who come to you when you are in need...


The Morgantown Police Department divisions are comprised of experienced and dedicated professionals.

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