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West Virginia Criminal Records

  • West Virginia has 412,374 total people (FBI, 2018).
  • West Virginia is the 46th largest state by population.

Court System

  • The Magistrate Courts hear small claims cases, which gives them the name "people's court."
  • The Family Courts help to settle all family related problems or cases.
  • The Circuit Courts have general jurisdiction and help civil cases with property rights.
  • The Supreme Court (aka Supreme Court of Appeals) hears any cases in which someone lost the case in the circuit court and wants another trial.

Crime Statistics for West Virginia (FBI, 2018)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 2,384 40th / 49 (Very Low)
Murder 40 38th / 49 (Low)
Rape 0 12th / 49 (High)
Robbery 355 42nd / 49 (Very Low)
Aggravated Assault 1,727 39th / 49 (Low)
Property Crime 0 14th / 49 (High)
Burglary 2,957 40th / 49 (Very Low)
Larceny Theft 10,530 44th / 49 (Very Low)
Motor Vehicle Theft 1,105 43rd / 49 (Very Low)

Criminal Records in West Virginia

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