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Bardstown, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Bardstown is a city in Nelson County, Kentucky. The city of Bardstown was formally incorporated in 1838. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.6 sq. mi (27.5 km2). The City of Bardstown had a population of approximately 11,700 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Bardstown, Kentucky is J. Richard “Dick” Heaton. J. Richard “Dick” Heaton can be contacted at (502) 348-5947 ext. 2239 and by email at

J. Richard “Dick” Heaton, Mayor
City of Bardstown
220 N. Fifth St.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone: (502) 348-5947 ext. 2239
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Bardstown City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Bardstown, Kentucky was 176.0, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 270.1. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Bardstown, Kentucky as of December 27, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Bardstown to the number of sex offenders is 218 to 1.

There were an estimated 389 total crimes per 100,000 people in Bardstown, 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 Bardstown is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Bardstown, there were an estimated 26 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 363 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 Bardstown, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Bardstown is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8 daily crimes that occur in Bardstown.
  • Bardstown is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bardstown you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bardstown has decreased by 13%.

Bardstown, Kentucky Police Station Information

Bardstown Police Department

The Bardstown Police Department has 20 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 7500 people.

Kim Kraeszig, Chief of Police
Bardstown Police Department
220 N 5th St
Bardstown, Kentucky 40004-1458
Phone: 502-348-3211, (502) 348-3163
Fax: 502-348-9372
Emergency: 911

Bardstown Police Dept

Nelson County Sheriff’s Office

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

Mike Newton, Sheriff
Nelson County Sheriff’s Office
210 Nelson County Plaza
Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone: 502.348.1840
Fax: 502.348.1849

Nelson County Sheriff
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Police Records Request in Bardstown, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Bardstown. 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. You need to complete the Open Records Request Form and submit it to the City Clerk’s Office to access the records. The link to download the Open Records Request Form is given below:

Bardstown Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Mary Riley, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Bardstown
City Hall
220 N 5th St.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone: (502) 348-5947 ext. 2206

Bardstown City Request Open Records
Bardstown City Clerk

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