Dawson Springs, KY Police

Dawson Springs, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Dawson Springs is a city in Hopkins County, Kentucky. The city of Dawson Springs was formally incorporated in 1832. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.8 sq. mi (9.8 km2). The City of Dawson Springs had a population of approximately 2,764 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Dawson Springs, Kentucky is Jenny Sewell. Jenny Sewell can be contacted at (270)797-2781 and by email at jsewell@dawsonspringsky.com

Jenny Sewell, Mayor
City of Dawson Springs
P. O. Box 345
Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Phone: (270)797-2781
Fax: (270)797-2221
Email: beshear@vci.net, jsewell@dawsonspringsky.com

Dawson Springs City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Dawson Springs, Kentucky was 111.3, 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 14 registered sex offenders living in Dawson Springs, Kentucky as of December 31, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Dawson Springs to the number of sex offenders is 197 to 1.

There were an estimated 76 total crimes per 100,000 people in Dawson Springs, 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 Dawson Springs is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Dawson Springs, there were an estimated 3 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 73 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 Dawson Springs, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Dawson Springs is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.68 daily crimes that occur in Dawson Springs.
  • Dawson Springs is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dawson Springs you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dawson Springs has decreased by 6%.

Dawson Springs, Kentucky Police Station Information

Dawson Springs Police Department

The Dawson Springs Police Department has 6 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 3000 people.

Mike Opalek, Chief of Police
Dawson Springs Police Department
200 W Arcadia Ave
Dawson Springs, Kentucky 42408-1704
Email: mike.opalek@dawsonspringsky.com
Phone: 270-797-2277
Fax: 270-797-2978
Emergency: 911

Dawson Springs Police Dept
Dawson Springs Police Facebook

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Dawson Springs, Kentucky.

Matt Sanderson, Sheriff
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office
56 N Main Street,
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone: 270-821-5661
Emergency: 911
Hours: (Mon-Fri: 8:00 Am – 4:00 Pm)

Hopkins County Sheriff

Hopkins County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Hopkins Caldwell County Jail
P.O. Box 1030 2250
Laffoon Trail
Madisonville, KY 42431

Visitations Hours at Hopkins County Jail:

Male Visiting Schedule:
Sunday 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M
Tuesday
9:00 – 10:30 A.M.
1:00 – 2:30 P.M.
4:30 – 5:30 P.M. (By appointment only)

Wednesday
9:00 – 10:30 A.M.
1:00 – 2:30 P.M.

Thursday
9:00 – 10:30 A.M.
1:00 – 2:30 P.M.
4:30 – 5:30 P.M. (By appointment only)

Saturday
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Female Visiting Schedule:
Monday
9:00 – 10:30 A.M
1:00 – 2:30 P.M

Saturday
3:30 – 5:00 P.M.

Hopkins Jail Visitations
Hopkins County Jail

Police Records Request in Dawson Springs, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Dawson Springs. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office by visiting, calling or emailing your request to the City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office. The City Clerk-Treasurer is responsible for maintaining and attesting to official records of the city.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Janet Dunbar, City Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the City Clerk-Treasurer
City of Dawson Springs
200 West Arcadia Avenue
P. O. Box 345
Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Phone: (270)797-2781
Fax: (270)797-2221
Email: jdunbar@dawsonspringsky.com
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M-F

Dawson Springs City Clerk-Treasurer

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