Elizabethtown, KY Police

Elizabethtown, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Elizabethtown is a city in Hardin County, Kentucky. The city of Elizabethtown was formally incorporated in 1847. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.8 sq. mi (66.8 km2). The City of Elizabethtown had a population of approximately 28,531 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Elizabethtown, Kentucky is Edna Berger. Edna Berger can be contacted at (859) 270.765.6121 and by email at kelly@elizabethtownky.gov

Edna Berger, Mayor
City of Elizabethtown
200 W. Dixie
PO Box 550
Elizabethtown, KY 42702
Phone: 270.765.6121
Fax: 270.737.5362
E-Mail: kelly@elizabethtownky.gov

Elizabethtown City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Elizabethtown, Kentucky was 173.5, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 273.6. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 91 registered sex offenders living in Elizabethtown, Kentucky as of January 01, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Elizabethtown to the number of sex offenders is 327 to 1.

There were an estimated 530 total crimes per 100,000 people in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Kentucky which has 3,117 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Elizabethtown is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Elizabethtown, there were an estimated 61 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Kentucky is 430 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 386 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 469 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Kentucky average of 2,687 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Elizabethtown, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Elizabethtown is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.83 daily crimes that occur in Elizabethtown.
  • Elizabethtown is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elizabethtown you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elizabethtown has decreased by 43%.

Elizabethtown, Kentucky Police Station Information

Elizabethtown Police Department

The Elizabethtown Police Department has 49 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 32000 people.

Jamie Land, Chief of Police
Elizabethtown Police Department
300 South Mulberry St
Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701-1403
Email: jamie.land@elizabethtownky.gov
Phone: 270-765-4125
Fax: 270-765-7804
Emergency: 911

Elizabethtown Police Dept
Elizabethtown Police Office

Hardin County Sheriff’s Office

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

John Ward, Sheriff
Hardin County Sheriff’s Office
150 North Provident Way, Suite 101
Elizabethtown KY 42701
Phone: (270)765-5133
Fax: (270)737-4574
Admin Fax: (270)982-8592
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 8AM – 4:30 PM

Hardin County Sheriff
Hardin Sheriff Facebook

Hardin County Jail Information

Hardin County Detention Center was constructed in 1996 and has a total bed capacity of 648 beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Hardin County Jail
100 Lawson Blvd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Phone: (270) 765-7717
E-Mail: elewis@hcky.org

Visitations Hours at Hardin County Jail:


8:30 am – 10:30 am
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Hardin Jail Visitations
Hardin County Jail

Police Records Request in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Elizabethtown. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office by visiting, calling or emailing your request to the City Clerk’s Office. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Jessica Graham, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Elizabethtown
200 W. Dixie
PO Box 550
Elizabethtown, KY 42702
Email: jessicagraham@elizabethtownky.gov
Phone: (270)-765-6121
Fax: 270.737.5362

Elizabethtown City Clerk

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