Glasgow, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Glasgow is a city in Barren County, Kentucky. The city of Glasgow was formally incorporated in 1809. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.5 sq. mi (40.1 km2). The City of Glasgow had a population of approximately 14,028 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Glasgow, Kentucky is Harold Armstrong. Harold Armstrong can be contacted at 270-651-1777 or 270-651-5131 and by email at mayorarmstrong@glasgow-ky.com.

Harold Armstrong, Mayor
City of Glasgow
126 East Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141
P.O. Box 278
Glasgow, KY 42142-0278
Phone: 270-651-1777 or 270-651-5131
Fax: 270-651-2511
E-Mail: mayorarmstrong@glasgow-ky.com

Glasgow City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Glasgow, Kentucky was 235.0, 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 50 registered sex offenders living in Glasgow, Kentucky as of January 04, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Glasgow to the number of sex offenders is 288 to 1.

There were an estimated 545 total crimes per 100,000 people in Glasgow, 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 Glasgow is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Glasgow, there were an estimated 20 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 525 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 Glasgow, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Glasgow is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.16 daily crimes that occur in Glasgow.
  • Glasgow is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Glasgow you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Glasgow has increased by 13%.

Glasgow, Kentucky Police Station Information

Glasgow Police Department

The Glasgow Police Department has 27 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 15000 people.

Guy Howie, Chief of Police
Glasgow Police Department
City of Glasgow
201 S Broadway St
Glasgow, Kentucky 42141-2657
Email: gpdghowie@glasgow-ky.com
Phone: 270-651-5152
Fax: 270-651-6166

Glasgow Police Dept
Glasgow Police Facebook

Barren County Sheriff’s Office

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

Kent Keen, Sheriff
Barren County Sheriff’s Office
117-1B North Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141
Email: barrensheriff@glasgow-ky.com
Phone: (270) 651-2771
Fax: (270) 651-8204

Barren County Sheriff
Barren Sheriff Facebook

Police Records Request in Glasgow, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Glasgow. 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 maintains permanent records for the city. You need to submit a completed Open Records Request Form at the City Clerk’s Office.

Glasgow Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Jamie McFarlin, City Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the City Clerk-Treasurer
City of Glasgow
Glasgow City Hall
126 East Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: 270-651-5131
Fax: 270-651-2511
Email: jmcfarlin@glasgow-ky.com

Glasgow Clerk-Treasurer

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