Lexington, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Lexington is a city in Fayette County, Kentucky. The city of Lexington was formally incorporated in 1831. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 285.6 sq. mi (739.7 km2). The City of Lexington had a population of approximately 295,803 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Lexington, Kentucky is Linda Gorton. Linda Gorton can be contacted at (859) 258-3100 and by email at mayor@lexingtonky.gov.

Linda Gorton, Mayor
City of Lexington
200 E. Main St.
Lexington, KY 40507-1318
Email: mayor@lexingtonky.gov
Phone: (859) 258-3100
Fax: (859) 258-3194
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lexington City Mayor

There were an estimated 13,322 total crimes per 100,000 people in Lexington, 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 Lexington is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Lexington, there were an estimated 1,131 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 12,191 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 Lexington, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Lexington-Fayette is 51% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.32 daily crimes that occur in
  • Lexington-Fayette.
  • Lexington-Fayette is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lexington-Fayette you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lexington-Fayette has decreased by 3%.

Lexington, Kentucky Police Station Information

Lexington Police Department

The Lexington Police Department has 490 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 250000 people.

Lawrence Weathers, Chief of Police
Lexington Police Department
150 E Main St
Lexington, Kentucky 40507-1318
Email: police-chief@lexingtonpolice.ky.gov
Phone: 859-258-3621
Fax: 859-258-3638
Emergency: 911

Lexington Police Dept
Lexington Police Facebook

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

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

Kathy H. Witt, Sheriff
Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
150 N. Limestone, Suite 265
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 252-1771
Fax: 859-259-0973
Email: fayettesheriff@fayettesheriff.com

Fayette County Sheriff
Fayette Sheriff Facebook

Police Records Request in Lexington, Kentucky

Police reports can be obtained from the Central Records Unit of the Lexington Police Department. All open records requests must be submitted in writing. You may use the open records request form found at the bottom of this page or you may submit a letter (by mail, fax or in person) identifying the records sought and your preferred method of receiving those records. You should also provide your name, address, phone number, and other specific information as possible

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Open Records Unit
Lexington Police Department
150 E. Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3600
Fax: (859) 425-2270

Lexington Police Open Records

Please Share Your Review of This Office

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*