Independence, KY Police

Independence, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Independence is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky. The city of Independence was formally incorporated in 1842. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.7 sq. mi (45.8 km2). The City of Independence had a population of approximately 24,757 in the year 2010.

The Mayor of Independence, Kentucky is Chris Reinersman. Chris Reinersman can be contacted at (859) 356-5302.

Chris Reinersman, Mayor
City of Independence
5409 Madison Pike
Independence, KY 41051
Phone: (859) 356-5302

Independence City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Independence, Kentucky was 65.2, lower than 2004, but lower than the national average of 266.5. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Independence, Kentucky as of January 07, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Independence to the number of sex offenders is 1,203 to 1.

There were an estimated 174 total crimes per 100,000 people in Independence, 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 Independence is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Independence, there were an estimated 25 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 149 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 Independence, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Independence is 77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.74 daily crimes that occur in Independence.
  • Independence is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Independence you have a 1 in 158 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Independence has decreased by 17%.

Independence, Kentucky Police Station Information

Independence Police Department

The Independence Police Department has 20 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 16000 people.

Tony Lucas, Chief of Police
Independence Police Department
5272 Madison Pike
Independence, Kentucky 41051-7944
Phone: 859-356-2697
Fax: 859-363-4840
Emergency: 911
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Independence Police Dept

Kenton County Police Department

The Kenton County Police Department is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Independence, Kentucky.

Spike Jones, Chief of Police
Kenton County Police Department
11777 Madison Pike
Independence, Ky. 41051
Email: Spike.Jones@KentonCounty.org
Phone: 859.392.1940
Emergency: 911

Kenton County Police Dept

Kenton County Sheriff’s Office

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

Charles Korzenborn, Sheriff
Kenton County Sheriff’s Office
303 Court Street Suite 409
Independence, Kentucky 41011
Email: chuck.korzenborn@kentoncounty.org
Phone: 859.392.1800
Phone: 859.392.1800
Fax: 859.392.1829
Office Hours M-F, 8:30am – 4:00pm

Independence Location:

Kenton County Sheriff’s Office
5272 Madison Pike
Independence, KY 41051
Phone: 859.392.1882
Fax: 859.392.1887
Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm

Kenton County Sheriff
Kenton Sheriff Facebook

Kenton County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Kenton County Jail
3000 Decker Crane Lane
Independence, Ky. 41017
Phone: 859.363.2400

Visitations Hours at Kenton County Jail:

ALL dorms except dorms 102 & 107
Tuesday through Friday – 8am to 10am
Saturday and Sunday – 8am to NOON

Dorm 102 & 107 Only
Sunday and Monday – 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Online Visits
Every day – 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Kenton Jail Visitations
Kenton County Jail

Police Records Request in Independence, Kentucky

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

Independence Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Gina Gabbard, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Independence
5409 Madison Pike
Independence, KY 41051
Phone: (859) 356-5302

Independence City Clerk

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