The Law Enforcement Professional Standards (LEPS) Program is tasked with oversight of the training and certification of law enforcement officers in the State of West Virginia. The authority to do so is provided within West Virginia State Code, 30-29 et al and Legislative Rules CSR 149-2 et al. This oversight is carried out by the Law Enforcement Professional Standards (LEPS) Subcommittee of the Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Corrections and the Law Enforcement Professional Standards (LEPS) Coordinator. Information addressing the training and certification oversight process can be obtained from the following links or the contact individuals listed below. 


Online Services

Scheduled Law Enforcement Training

Law Enforcement Professional Standards (LEPS) Subcommittee

Legislative Rules and Required Standards


Other Resources

Primary Contact:

Chuck Sadler
Retired Captain  
Law Enforcement Professional
Standards (LEPS) Coordinator
(304) 558-8814, ext. 53315 

Secondary Contact:

Kimberly Mason
Criminal Justice Specialist II
(304) 558-8814, ext. 53328