Sheriff: Michael Y. Rutherford
Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office
301 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301
Emergency: Call 911
If you can’t reach 911 call (304) 348-8111 or (304) 357-0191
Chief Deputy: (304) 357-0150
Additional Contact Information
For Crime Tips such as information on cases, whereabouts of stolen property or wanted persons and any other thing pertinent with criminal activity needs to come through https://www.kanawhasheriff.us/law-enforcement/tip_line or the Tip Line phone number at 304-357-4693.
For in-progress criminal activity call Metro 911 at 304-357-0191.
To speak to a specific Deputy about a case they are working call 304-357-0169. You must leave a voicemail for the Officer to call you and be patient as they do not work 24-7.
For information on Drug Dealers NOT Users contact MDENT’s Office at 304-348-6814. There is another separate drug unit within the Sheriff’s Office called the STOP Team and they can be reached by calling 304-357-0200 on Mon-Thurs 8 am to 4pm and specifically asking for a member of the STOP Team.