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Police Department

The Bridgeport Police Department is excited to announce the option of online bill pay. Please click HERE to pay a citation.

The Bridgeport Police Department is committed to the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order and safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances; and the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.

With community services as the foundation, the men and women of the police force are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life, conduct thorough investigations, seek solutions and foster a sense of security in our community and its individuals. They nurture public trust by holding themselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.

Municipal Court is held every Wednesday at 8:00 AM with Judge Daniel C. Cooper at the City Hall Complex, 515 West Main Street, Bridgeport, WV 26330.

Citation payments are accepted by mail, in person and via phone using debit/credit card. The City now offers online payments. Please click here to pay a citation. Accident reports are available for a $25.00 fee. Reports may be requested via mail, phone or in person.

Fingerprinting is done every Wednesday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM with proper identification.

Bridgeport Police Department proudly participates in National Night Out, Family Safety and Preparedness EXPO, Kids Day, and many other community activities.


How can I pay a citation?

The amount of a citation is not written on the citation when you receive it. You must call the front office of the Police Department at 304-842-8260 to obtain the fee of each citation.

To pay your citation you may stop by or mail in your payment to 515 W. Main Street, Bridgeport WV 26330, or pay over the phone with a credit card. Each credit card transaction does have a transaction fee.

I would like to contest a citation, who would I need to speak with?

Citations may be contested. For more information, please contact the Municipal Court Clerk at 304-842-8260.

How do I file a police report?

To file a police report after the time of the incident, please come to the Police Department at 515 W. Main Street, Bridgeport WV 26330. 

Where is the Prescription Drug Take Back located?

The drop box is located at:

Bridgeport Police Department
515 W. Main Street
Bridgeport, WV 2633
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

When is Urban Deer Hunt and where can I register?

Urban Deer Hunt starts in September and runs through December. All forms can be picked up at the Bridgeport Police Department Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. starting mid-July. For more information, please contact Sgt. C.S. Carpenter at 304-842-8260 ext. 117. 

I have some information on a crime that occurred several weeks ago
that would probably help solve the case. Who do I call?

To provide information for a crime that occurred in the past you can contact the Police Department at 304-842-8260, and you will be directed to the officer handling the case.

How long does it take for evidence to be analyzed?

Analysis time varies for each case.

Somebody just tried to scam me through the telephone/internet/mail etc. What can I do?

Many crimes that occur over the internet are outside of the local police jurisdictions. Many of those crimes are referred to a federal agency. Please contact the Police Department at 304-842-8260, and they can direct you.

Do I (or someone I know) have a warrant?

The Bridgeport Police Department does not provide warrant information over the phone or to other individuals. If you believe you have a warrant, please appear to the Police Department at 515 W. Main Street, Bridgeport, WV 26330, and show you’re ID.

Can I get fingerprints for employment?

Yes, the Bridgeport Police Department offers a fingerprint service on Wednesdays for 8:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. There is a fee of $10.00 if you are nonresidents or if the business is outside city limits. Please provide your ID when coming to get fingerprinted.

Contact Us / Hours of Operation

Bridgeport Police Department

515 W. Main Street
Bridgeport, WV 26330

Business Hours: 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday

Business Phone: 304-842-8260
Fax: 304-842-8267
Local Emergency: Call 911
Communications Bureau (24 hours daily): 304-623-6559
Police Tip Line: 304-842-6149
School Text-a-Tip to PRO Officer: 304-695-0669

Harrison County Drug Task Force

Drug Task Force Tip Line: 304-709-DRUG (3784)
Email them at [email protected]
Business Phone: 304-848-7053