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The Philippi Police Department is relocating.

Chief Jeff Walters said the department will move from its current location in an old house on Church Street to the Hu Myers Building on Main Street.

Walters said it's a small space, but the department will be all on one floor and much more easily accessible.

"We're trying to set it up with the phone company now where they can come right up to the window and pick up a phone, and it will automatically ring in if the officer is not available at a window, if he's back in his office, he can answer and come back out to the lobby," Walters said.

There's no word yet on when the department will complete the move.