Hopkinsville, KY Police

Hopkinsville, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Hopkinsville is a city in Christian County, Kentucky. The city of Hopkinsville was formally incorporated in 1853. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.8 sq. mi (79.8 km2). The City of Hopkinsville had a population of approximately 31,577 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Hopkinsville, Kentucky is Carter Hendricks. Carter Hendricks can be contacted at 270) 890-0200 and by email at chendricks@hopkinsvilleky.us

Carter Hendricks, Mayor
City of Hopkinsville
Hopkinsville Municipal Center
715 South Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
Phone: (270) 890-0200
Email: chendricks@hopkinsvilleky.us

Hopkinsville City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Hopkinsville, Kentucky was 261.5, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 278.7. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 126 registered sex offenders living in Hopkinsville, Kentucky as of January 07, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Hopkinsville to the number of sex offenders is 259 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,001 total crimes per 100,000 people in Hopkinsville, 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 Hopkinsville is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Hopkinsville, there were an estimated 79 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 922 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 Hopkinsville, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Hopkinsville is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.63 daily crimes that occur in Hopkinsville.
  • Hopkinsville is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hopkinsville you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hopkinsville has decreased by 11%.

Hopkinsville, Kentucky Police Station Information

Hopkinsville Police Department

The Hopkinsville Police Department has 65 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 32000 people.

Clayton Sumner, Chief of Police
Hopkinsville Police Department
112 W 1st St
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240-6606
Email: lsumner@hopkinsvilleky.us
Phone: 270-890-1500
Fax: 270-890-1513
Emergency: 911

Hopkinsville Police Dept
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Christian County Sheriff’s Office

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

Livy Leavell, Jr., Sheriff
Christian County Sheriff’s Office
216 West 7th Street
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
Phone: (270) 887-4143
Fax: (270) 887-4032

Christian County Sheriff
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Police Records Request in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Hopkinsville. 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. All requests for inspection of public records of the City of Hopkinsville must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office. You need to submit a completed Open Records Request Form at the City Clerk’s Office.

Hopkinsville Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Crissy Upton, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Hopkinsville
Hopkinsville Municipal Center
2nd Floor
715 South Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
Phone: (270) 890-0210
Fax: (270) 632-2056
Email: cupton@hopkinsvilleky.us
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00–4:30

Hopkinsville Open Records Request
Hopkinsville City Clerk

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