Hazard, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Hazard is a city in Perry County, Kentucky. The city of Hazard was formally incorporated in 1884. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.3 sq. mi (13.7 km2). The City of Hazard had a population of approximately 4,456 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Hazard, Kentucky is Donald Mobelini. Donald Mobelini can be contacted at 606 436 3171 and by email at mail@hazardky.gov

Donald Mobelini, Mayor
City of Hazard
City Hall
700 Main Street,
Hazard, KY 41701
Phone: 606 436 3171
Fax: 606 436 3252
E-Mail: mail@hazardky.gov

Hazard City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Hazard, Kentucky was 284.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but higher than the national average of 273.6. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Hazard, Kentucky as of January 07, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Hazard to the number of sex offenders is 217 to 1.

There were an estimated 211 total crimes per 100,000 people in Hazard, 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 Hazard is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Hazard, there were an estimated 13 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 198 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 Hazard, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Hazard is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.97 daily crimes that occur in Hazard.
  • Hazard is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hazard you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hazard has decreased by 32%.

Hazard, Kentucky Police Station Information

Hazard Police Department

The Hazard Police Department has 22 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 8000 people.

Rod Maggard, Chief of Police
Hazard Police Department
800 High St
Hazard, Kentucky 41701-1314
Phone: 606-436-2222
Fax: 606-439-0956
Emergency: 911

Hazard Police Dept
Hazard Police Facebook

Perry County Sheriff’s Office

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

Joseph Engle, Sheriff
Perry County Sheriff’s Office
481 Main Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 7309
Hazard, KY 41702-7309
Phone: (606) 439-4523
Fax: (606) 436-4970
Email: mail@perrysheriff.org
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Perry County Sheriff
Perry Sheriff Facebook

Perry County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Perry County Jail
1248 KY Hwy 28
Hazard, KY 41701
Phone: (606) 439-3710
Fax: (606) 435-2176

Perry County Jail

Police Records Request in Hazard, Kentucky

Police reports can be obtained from the records unit of the Hazard Police Department. Copies of offense reports and accident reports are available from the records unit in the lobby of the Hazard Police Department.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Records Unit
Hazard Police Department
800 High Street,
Hazard KY, 41701
Office: (606) 436-2222.
Hours: Monday through Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.

Hazard Police Reports

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:

Linda Steele, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Hazard
City Hall
700 Main Street,
Hazard, KY 41701
Phone: 606 436 3171
Fax: 606 436 3252
E-Mail: linda.steele@hazardky.gov

Hazard City Clerk

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