Newport, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Newport is a city in Campbell County, Kentucky. The city of Newport was formally incorporated in 1834. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2). The City of Newport had a population of approximately 15,273 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Newport, Kentucky is Jerry Peluso. Jerry Peluso can be contacted at (859) 292-3687 and by email at jpeluso@fuse.net.

Jerry Peluso, Mayor
City of Newport
998 Monmouth Street
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (859) 292-3687
Email: jpeluso@fuse.net

Newport City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Newport, Kentucky was 353.2, lower than it had been since at least the year 2006, but higher than the national average of 264.9. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Newport, Kentucky as of January 15, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Newport to the number of sex offenders is 531 to 1.

There were an estimated 660 total crimes per 100,000 people in Newport, Kentucky. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Kentucky which has 2,355 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Newport is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Newport, there were an estimated 42 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 226 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 618 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Kentucky average of 2,129 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Newport, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Newport is 58% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.89 daily crimes that occur in Newport.
  • Newport is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newport you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newport has decreased by 26%.

Newport, Kentucky Police Station Information

Newport Police Department

The Newport Police Department has 54 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 20000 people.

Thomas Collins, Chief of Police
998 Monmouth St.
Newport, Kentucky 41071
Phone: (859) 292-3634
Fax: (859) 292-3620
Non-Emergency Dispatch: (859) 2920-3622
Emergency: 911

Newport Police Dept

Campbell County Sheriff’s Office

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

Mike Jansen, Sheriff
Campbell County Sheriff’s Office
1098 Monmouth St,
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (859) 292-3833
Fax: (859) 292-3826
Email: sheriff@campbellcountyky.org
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Campbell County Sheriff
Campbell Sheriff Facebook

Campbell County Jail Information

The Campbell County Jail has 107 jail beds and 36 isolation beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Campbell County Jail
601 Central Ave.
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: 859-431-4611

Visitations Hours at Campbell County Jail:

Monday – Thursday 1 PM to 4:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Campbell Jail Visitations
Campbell County Jail

Police Records Request in Newport, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Newport. 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 is the official custodian of records for the City.

Any person who want inspect or copy the public records of the City of Monticello shall make a request or complete a written application for such records at the office of the City Clerk during regular office hours, except during legal holidays. The application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk office.

Newport Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Office of the City Clerk
City of Newport
998 Monmouth Street
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (859) 292-3687
Fax: 859.292.3669
Email: aable@newportky.gov

Newport City Clerk

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