Monticello, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Monticello is a city in Wayne County, Kentucky. The city of Monticello was formally incorporated in 1810. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.9 sq. mi (15.3 km2). The City of Monticello had a population of approximately 6,188 in the year 2010.

Tracie Sexton, Mayor
City of Monticello
City Hall
120 South Main Street Ste 3
Post Office Box 566
Monticello, Kentucky 42633
Phone: (606) 348-3064

Monticello City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Monticello, Kentucky was 98.8, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 261.6. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Monticello, Kentucky as of January 12, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Monticello to the number of sex offenders is 198 to 1.

There were an estimated 88 total crimes per 100,000 people in Monticello, 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 Monticello is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Monticello, there were an estimated 9 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 79 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 Monticello, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Monticello is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.97 daily crimes that occur in Monticello.
  • Monticello is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Monticello you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Monticello has decreased by 32%.

Monticello, Kentucky Police Station Information

Monticello Police Department

The Monticello Police Department has 8 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 7000 people.

Joe Bybee, Chief of Police
Monticello Police Department
305 N Main St
Monticello, Kentucky 42633-1529
Phone: 606-348-9313
Fax: 606-348-6938
Emergency: 911

Monticello Police Dept

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office

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

Tim Catron, Sheriff
Wayne County Sheriff’s Office
55 N. Main Street
Suite 104
Monticello, KY 42633
Phone: (606) 348-5416
Fax: (606) 348-3284
E-mail: wcsheriff@windstream.net
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wayne County Sheriff

Wayne County Jail Information

The Wayne County Jail has a capacity of 180 beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Wayne County Jail
217 Jim Hill Service Rd.
Monticello, KY 42633
Phone: (606) 348-3626
Phone: (606) 348-6781
Phone: (606) 340-9547
Fax: (606) 348-0892

Wayne County Jail

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