Henderson, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Henderson is a city in Henderson County, Kentucky. The city of Henderson was formally incorporated in 1840. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.6 sq. mi (45.6 km2). The City of Henderson had a population of approximately 28,757 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Henderson, Kentucky is Steve Austin. Steve Austin can be contacted at (270) 831-1200 and by email at saustin@cityofhendersonky.org.

Steve Austin, Mayor
City of Henderson
222 First Street
P.O. BOX 716
Henderson, KY 42420
Phone: (270) 831-1200
Email: saustin@cityofhendersonky.org

Henderson City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Henderson, Kentucky was 196.4, lower than it had been since at least the year 2009, but lower than the national average of 251.8. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Henderson, Kentucky as of January 07, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Henderson to the number of sex offenders is 346 to 1.

There were an estimated 742 total crimes per 100,000 people in Henderson, 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 Henderson is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Henderson, there were an estimated 69 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 673 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 Henderson, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Henderson is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.05 daily crimes that occur in Henderson.
  • Henderson is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Henderson you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Henderson has decreased by 13%.

Henderson, Kentucky Police Station Information

Henderson Police Department

The Henderson Police Department has 54 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 26200 people.

Heath A. Cox, Chief of Police
Henderson Police Department
1990 Barret Ct
Henderson, Kentucky 42420-4951
Email: hpd@cityofhendersonky.org
Phone: 270-831-1295
Fax: 270-831-1294
Emergency: 911

Henderson Police Dept

Henderson County Sheriff’s Department

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

Ed Brady, Sheriff
Henderson County Sheriff’s Department
20 N Main Street
Suite 112
Henderson, KY 42420
Phone: 270-826-2713
Fax: 270-827-6022

Henderson County Sheriff

Henderson County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Henderson County Detention Center
P.O. Box 979
380 Borax Drive
Henderson, KY 42420

Visitations Hours at Henderson County Jail:

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Isolation Inmates: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Henderson Jail Visitations
Henderson County Jail

Police Records Request in Henderson, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Henderson. 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 City Clerk’s Office serves as the official custodian of the city’s records. You need to submit a completed Open Records Request Form at the City Clerk’s Office.

Henderson Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Maree Collins, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Henderson
222 First Street
P.O. Box 716
Henderson, KY 42420
Phone: (270) 831-1200
Fax: (270) 831-1246
Email: CWilliams@cityofhendersonky.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Henderson City Clerk

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