Officer in Charge
Lt. Jason McDaniel

501 Neville St.
Beckley, WV 25801



Investigative Division Personnel

Investigative Division Commander – Lt. Jason McDaniel
Chief Detective – Sgt. Morgan Bragg
Detective – Cpl. Michael Deems
Detective – Cpl. Joseph Stewart
Detective – Cpl. Nikki Pinardo
Detective – Cpl. Clark McCormick
Detective – Cpl. David Snuffer
Detective – PFC. Zane England

The Investigative Division of the Beckley Police Department is comprised of very dedicated and professional investigators, which is commanded by Lt. Jason McDaniel

The Beckley Police Department Investigative Division is responsible for investigating both misdemeanor and felony level offenses. The Function of the Bureau is to investigate all minor and major crimes. After Patrol takes the initial report, the Bureau Chief of Detectives reviews and assigns the cases to a Detective. Each case is worked until all leads have been followed and the crime is solved or the case goes cold. Through diligent well planned investigative techniques, our Detectives gather, process, analyze and preserve evidence in our best attempt to solve crimes.

Our Detectives are tenacious in their investigative techniques and work hard to ensure the safety and well being of victims who are affected by the actions of others. By utilizing scores of resources, the Detective Bureau assists victims and others affected by crimes against them by making a host of resources available.

Detectives at the Beckley Police Department work hard to solve each crime and make the best effort possible to prosecute each crime accordingly.

Lt. McDaniel began his career with Beckley Police Department in July 1999. Lt. McDaniel served on road patrol, K-9 unit, narcotics unit and various state and federal task forces before returning to road patrol as a supervisor. Lt. McDaniel received several state and federal wards working as a narcotics detective and brings this same hard work and dedication to the role of investigations commander.

The investigations commander oversees the detective bureau, narcotics enforcement, crime analysis, crime scene investigation, oversees task force officers and serves as the supervisor of professional standards / internal affairs.