We are temporarily moving to: 12128 Winfield Rd (Across from the courthouse)

Welcome to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.

We hope you find this information and the resources provided helpful. It is an honor and privilege to serve the men and women of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and you the citizen of Putnam County. You are also invited to find us on Facebook, where we frequently disseminate information that is pertinent to the citizens of Putnam County.


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Our Mission

“To protect and serve the citizens of Putnam County through the fair and just delivery of community policing services in a manner that is consistent with the highest standards of performance within the law enforcement profession.”

Our Vision

“Through our dedication to the community that we serve and our commitment to professional excellence, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office seeks to become a department that is known for its responsiveness to the needs of this community and to be recognized as being a true leader among all other law enforcement agencies.”

Our Core Values

Fairness in the treatment of others: “The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office shall treat all persons with dignity and respect.”

Responsive to the needs of the citizens: “The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office shall seek to respond to the needs of citizens through the delivery of high quality law enforcement services.

 Dedicated to the pursuit of justice: “The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office shall aggressively enforce the criminal laws of the State of West Virginia in an effort to see that the high principles of justice are upheld and maintained.”

Honesty and integrity: “The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, through the actions of all employees, shall conduct the work of the department in a manner that is consistent with the highest ethical standards of honesty and personal integrity.”

Professional development: “The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office recognizes the values and importance of all employees and is committed to providing a workplace environment where all employees can work to realize their full professional potential.”

Our Oath to the Public

I, (STATE YOUR NAME), do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of West Virginia, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties the office of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office to the best of my skill and judgment, so help me God.

Contact Us


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