Town of Ceredo, WV

700 B Street Ceredo, WV 25507   Phone: 304-453-1041 Hours: 8am - 4pm | Mon.-Fri.


Office: 304-453-1411 | Fax: 304-453-4937 | E-Mail:

Chief Tony Poston has served the citizens of Ceredo for over 20 years. Prior to assuming his current position, he served the Ceredo Police Department as a Patrolman, Shift Supervisor and Detective. 

Tony Poston was sworn in as a police officer for the Town of Ceredo in 1996 where he worked in the Patrol Unit. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1998 and was assigned to the Wayne County S.W.A.T unit.  He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2005 and worked as a Detective. He attended North American SWAT School in 2006 and became a certified SNIPER in 2007. He is also a Certified State Instructor, a Fire Arms Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, and an Active Shooter Response Instructor.
Lieutenant Poston was appointed Chief of Police in October 2009.

Chief Poston retired from the West Virginia Army National Guard in 2010 with over 26 years of service. Over the years he worked his way up through the ranks from Private to Major. He was assigned many positions including battalion staff and commander of several units. Chief Poston holds the military dear to his heart and was honored to have been a part of such a great organization.