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Special Response Team

Members of the Morgantown Police Department Special Response Team are selected from current patrol officers with a minimum of two years of service in the patrol officer capacity.


Candidates must demonstrate reliability and be in exceptional physical condition. They must be capable of working in a team environment and have proficiency in the use of breaching equipment and firearms. To be considered for this position officers must be willing to be available at short notice and have an exemplary work performance history.


  • Hazardous Duty Pay
  • Down Payment Assistance
  • Pension Plan
  • Uniform Provided & Equipment Tuition Reimbursement
  • Shift Differential
  • Health/Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (optional)
  • Paid Time Off
Special Response Team
Special Response Team
Special Response Team
Special Response Team
Special Response Team
Special Response Team

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Portrait of Alexandra Arthurs

Officer Spotlight

Alexandra Arthurs

Patrolman First Class

As police officers, we often interact with the public on their worst days. I like my job the most when I'm able to help improve someone's day and make it even the slightest bit better. You never know what kind of impact your words or attitu...