Police Department

City of Princeton

Princeton Police Department


Children from Mercer Elementary make a visit and have a tour at the Princeton Police Department. Before leaving officers give each child a “Police Your Friends for Life” packet, sponsored by the Community Foundations of the Virginia’s with the Princeton Police Department.


Contact Us

  • In case of Emergency, Call 911.
  • Non-emergency calls: 304-425-8911
  • Police Department Telephone: 304-487-5000
  • Police Department Fax: 304-487-5002
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All applicants must have a High School diploma or GED. Applicants must have a valid drivers license. Applicants must meet or exceed minimum physical requirements. Applicants will be expected to attend West Virginia State Police Academy. Applicants must complete appropriate paperwork, including the city employee appplication, the medical release form, and the release of information form.