Burkesville, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Burkesville is a city in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The city of Burkesville was formally incorporated in 1846. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 sq. mi (6.7 km2). The City of Burkesville had a population of approximately 1,521 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Burkesville, Kentucky is Keith Riddle. Keith Riddle can be contacted at (270) 864-5391.

Keith Riddle, Mayor
City of Burkesville
214 Upper River St
Burkesville, Kentucky 42717
Phone: (270) 864-5391
Fax: (270) 864-1795
Hours: 7:30 am – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Burkesville City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Burkesville, Kentucky was 31.1, higher than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 265.9. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Burkesville, Kentucky as of December 28, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Burkesville to the number of sex offenders is 133 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,145 total crimes per 100,000 people in Burkesville, 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 Burkesville is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Burkesville, there were an estimated 110 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 1,035 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 Burkesville, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Burkesville is 58% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.14 daily crimes that occur in Burkesville.
  • Burkesville is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Burkesville you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Burkesville has increased by 187%.

Burkesville, Kentucky Police Station Information

Burkesville Police Department

The Burkesville Police Department has 5 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 1815 people.

Lawrence Nettles, Chief of Police
Burkesville Police Department
214 Upper River St
Burkesville, Kentucky 42717-9667
E-mail:lawman351@hotmail.com
Phone: 270-864-4141
Fax: 270-864-1760
Emergency: 911

Burkesville Police Dept

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office

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

Scot Daniels, Sheriff
Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office
600 Court House Square
P.O. Box 838
Burkesville, KY 42717
Email: ccsheriff@hotmail.com
Phone: (270) 864-4321
Fax: (270) 864-1561

Cumberland County Sheriff

Cumberland County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Cumberland County Jail
600 Court House Square
P.O. Box 221
Burkesville, KY 42717
Phone: (270) 406-0287 – Phone
Fax: (270) 864-8000 – Fax

Police Records Request in Burkesville, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Burkesville. 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 submit a complete Open Records Request Form at the City Clerk’s Office.

Burkesville Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Brenda Spears, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Burkesville
P.O. Box 250
Burkesville, KY 42717
Phone: 270-864-5391
Fax: 270-864-1795
E-mail: cityofburkesville1846@gmail.com
Hours: hours 7:30 am – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Burkesville City Clerk

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