STOP domestic violence


Sgt. Heather Grimmett has served as the Domestic Violence Officer for the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office since July 2021. She specializes in helping families experiencing domestic violence and sexual assaults. Prior to that role, she was a road patrol deputy in Putnam County since 2013.

Heather Harrison Grimmett grew up in Hurricane, Putnam County, WV and is a graduate of Hurricane High School. She then joined the United States Marine Corps and spent 10 years as a Marine before moving back to Putnam County and becoming a deputy.

Law enforcement is a passion for her. She has a desire to help others, especially in domestic violence situations, and assist them through the process of the criminal justice system or with healing.

Sgt. Grimmett is a certified instructor and teaches law enforcement throughout the state of West Virginia. She is also a certified hostage negotiator. She works closely with the WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence for training and to improve/implement domestic violence projects.

Sgt. Heather Grimmett

Phone: 304 586-0256, ext 2129