Frankfort, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Frankfort is a city in Franklin County, Kentucky. The city of Frankfort was formally incorporated in 1835. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.6 sq. mi (37.8 km2). The City of Frankfort had a population of approximately 25,527 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Frankfort, Kentucky is William May. William May can be contacted at 502-875-8500 and by email at william.may59@gmail.com

William May, Mayor
City of Frankfort
315 W 2nd Street
P.O. Box 697
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-875-8500
Email: william.may59@gmail.com

Frankfort City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Frankfort, Kentucky was 322.9, higher than it had been since at least the year 2004, but higher than the national average of 270.9. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 80 registered sex offenders living in Frankfort, Kentucky as of January 03, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Frankfort to the number of sex offenders is 347 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,047 total crimes per 100,000 people in Frankfort, 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 Frankfort is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Frankfort, there were an estimated 100 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 941 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 Frankfort, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Frankfort is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.2 daily crimes that occur in Frankfort.
  • Frankfort is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Frankfort you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Frankfort has decreased by 16%.

Frankfort, Kentucky Police Station Information

Frankfort Police Department

The Frankfort Police Department has 66 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 28000 people.

Travis Ellis, Chief of Police
Frankfort Police Department
300 W Second Street
Public Safety Building
Frankfort, KY 40601
Email: tellis@frankfort.ky.gov
Phone: 502-875-8525
Fax: 502-352-2069
Emergency: 911

Frankfort Police Dept

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

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

Chris Quire, Sheriff
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
Franklin County Public Safety Complex
974 River Bend Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 875-8740
Fax: (502) 875-8738
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Franklin County Sheriff
Franklin Sheriff Facebook

Franklin County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Franklin County Jail
400 Coffee Tree Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 875-7398
Fax: (502) 875-8713

Visitations Hours at Franklin County Jail:

Tuesday And Wednesday:
09:00AM -10:30AM
12:30 PM-3:00 PM

Sunday:
09:00 AM-11:00 AM
1:30 PM-2:30 PM

Franklin Jail Visitations
Franklin County Jail

Police Records Request in Frankfort, Kentucky

Police records can be obtained from the Records Section of the Frankfort Police Department. The Departments Central Records is a unit within the Division of Support Services and the Central Records Units receive, process, store and maintain police records and prepares whatever reports and summaries deemed necessary by the police administration.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Records Section
Frankfort Police Department
300 W Second Street
Public Safety Building
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-875-8500

Frankfort Police 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. The City Clerk is designated as the official Custodian of all City records. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Chermie Maxwell, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Frankfort
315 W Second Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-875-8500
Email: cmaxwell@frankfort.ky.gov

Frankfort City Clerk

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