Cynthiana, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Cynthiana is a city in Harrison County, Kentucky. The city of Cynthiana was formally incorporated in 1860. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.1 sq. mi (10.6 km2). The City of Cynthiana had a population of approximately 6,402 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Cynthiana, Kentucky is James D. Smith. James D. Smith can be contacted at (859) 234-7153.

James D. Smith, Mayor
City of Cynthiana
141 E. Pike Street
P.O. Box 67
Cynthiana, KY 41031
Phone: (859) 234-7153

Cynthiana City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Cynthiana, Kentucky was 227.8, higher 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 26 registered sex offenders living in Cynthiana, Kentucky as of December 31, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Cynthiana to the number of sex offenders is 247 to 1.

There were an estimated 156 total crimes per 100,000 people in Cynthiana, 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 Cynthiana is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Cynthiana, there were an estimated 6 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 150 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 Cynthiana, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Cynthiana is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.7 daily crimes that occur in Cynthiana.
  • Cynthiana is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cynthiana you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cynthiana has increased by 25%.

Cynthiana, Kentucky Police Station Information

Cynthiana Police Department

The Cynthiana Police Department has 19 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 7200 people.

Ray Johnson, Chief of Police
Cynthiana Police Department
104 E Pleasant St
Cynthiana, Kentucky 41031-1597
Phone: 859-234-7157
Fax: 859-234-7100
Emergency: 911

Cynthiana Police Dept

Harrison County Sheriff’s Office

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

Shain Stephens, Sheriff
Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
113 West Pike Street
Cynthiana, KY 41031
Phone: 859-234-7135
Fax: 859-234-5008

Harrison County Sheriff

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