Covington, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Covington is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky. The city of Covington was formally incorporated in 1834. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.8 sq. mi (35.7 km2). The City of Covington had a population of approximately 40,640 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Covington, Kentucky is Joseph U. Meyer. Joseph U. Meyer can be contacted at 859-292-2127 or 859-292-2128 and by email at jumeyer@covingtonky.gov

Joseph U. Meyer, Mayor
City of Covington
20 W. Pike Street
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-292-2127 or 859-292-2128
Email: jumeyer@covingtonky.gov

Covington Mayor Website

In 2016, the crime-index in Covington, Kentucky was 352.6, higher than the national average of 262.1. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 98 registered sex offenders living in Covington, Kentucky as of December 30, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Covington to the number of sex offenders is 418 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,526 total crimes per 100,000 people in Covington, 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 Covington is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Covington, there were an estimated 185 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 1,341 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 Covington, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Covington is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.24 daily crimes that occur in Covington.
  • Covington is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Covington has decreased by 8%.

Covington, Kentucky Police Station Information

Covington Police Department

The Covington Police Department has 113 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 50000 people.

Col. Robert Nader, Chief of Police
Covington Police Department
1 Police Memorial Dr
Covington, Kentucky 41014-1296
Email: rnader@covingtonky.gov
Phone: 859-292-2222
Fax: 859-292-0333
Emergency: 911

Covington Police Dept

Kenton County Police Department

The Kenton County Police Department is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Covington, Kentucky.

Spike Jones, Chief of Police
Kenton County Police Department
11777 Madison Pike
Independence, Ky. 41051
Email: Spike.Jones@KentonCounty.org
Phone: 859.392.1940
Emergency: 911

Kenton County Police Dept

Kenton County Sheriff’s Office

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

Charles Korzenborn, Sheriff
Kenton County Sheriff’s Office
303 Court Street Suite 409
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Email: chuck.korzenborn@kentoncounty.org
Phone: 859.392.1800
Phone: 859.392.1800
Fax: 859.392.1829
Office Hours M-F, 8:30am – 4:00pm

Independence Location:

Kenton County Sheriff’s Office
5272 Madison Pike
Independence, KY 41051
Phone: 859.392.1882
Fax: 859.392.1887
Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm

Kenton County Sheriff
Kenton Sheriff Facebook

Kenton County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Kenton County Jail
3000 Decker Crane Lane
Covington, Ky. 41017
Phone: 859.363.2400

Visitations Hours at Kenton County Jail:

ALL dorms except dorms 102 & 107
Tuesday through Friday – 8am to 10am
Saturday and Sunday – 8am to NOON

Dorm 102 & 107 Only
Sunday and Monday – 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Online Visits
Every day – 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Kenton Jail Visitations
Kenton County Jail

Police Records Request in Covington, Kentucky

Police reports can be obtained from the Police Records Bureau of the Covington Police Department. You can receive a copy of a police report at the Covington Police Department between 12 and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Police Records Bureau
Covington Police Department
1 Police Memorial Dr
Covington, Kentucky 41014-1296
Phone: 859-292-2230

Covington Police Report Request

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