Franklin, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Franklin is a city in Simpson County, Kentucky. The city of Franklin was formally incorporated in 1820. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.1 sq. mi (28.7 km2). The City of Franklin had a population of approximately 8,408 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Franklin, Kentucky is Ronnie Clark. Ronnie Clark can be contacted at 270.586.4497.

Ronnie Clark, Mayor
City of Franklin
117 Cedar St.
Franklin, KY 42134
Phone: 270.586.4497

Franklin City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Franklin, Kentucky was 223.8, lower 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 68 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Kentucky as of January 04, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Franklin to the number of sex offenders is 129 to 1.

There were an estimated 248 total crimes per 100,000 people in Franklin, 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 Franklin is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Franklin, there were an estimated 24 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 224 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 Franklin, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Franklin is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.65 daily crimes that occur in Franklin.
  • Franklin is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Franklin you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Franklin has decreased by 31%.

Franklin, Kentucky Police Station Information

Franklin Police Department

The Franklin Police Department has 20 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 8000 people.

Roger Solomon, Chief of Police
Franklin Police Department
100 S Water St
Franklin, Kentucky 42134-2118
Email: info@franklinpolice.net
Phone: 270-586-7167
Fax: 270-586-9030
Emergency: 911

Franklin Police Dept

Simpson County Sheriff’s Department

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

Jere Dee Hopson, Sheriff
Simpson County Sheriff’s Department
203 E. Kentucky Street
P.O. Box 434
Franklin, KY 42135-0434
Email: info@simpsoncountysheriff.org
Phone: (270) 586-7425
Fax: (270) 586-9505

Simpson County Sheriff

Simpson County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Simpson County Jail
217 East Kentucky Street
Franklin, KY 42134
Phone: (270) 586-5351
Fax: (270) 586-1943

Simpson Detention Center

Police Records Request in Franklin, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Franklin. 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. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Cathy Dillard, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Franklin
117 Cedar St.
Franklin, KY 42134
Phone: 270.586.4497
Email: cathy.dillard@franklinky.org

Franklin City Clerk

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