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Why MPD?

When you join the Morgantown Police Department, you’re making an investment in your future and taking the first steps toward a rewarding career. We make a difference in our community every time we put on the uniform.

Our officers are highly trained and respected throughout law enforcement. We place importance on training to ensure our officers are equipped to handle whatever they encounter. Our annual training includes de-escalation and implicit bias.

We respect all people and emphasize community policing and developing relationships with community members to make Morgantown a safe environment for everyone.

Hiring Process

We are continually looking for qualified candidates to join our team. Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

MPD at work

Career Paths

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...