Oak Grove, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Oak Grove is a city in Christian County, Kentucky. The city of Oak Grove was formally incorporated in 1974. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.8 sq. mi (28.0 km2). The City of Oak Grove had a population of approximately 31,577 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Oak Grove, Kentucky is Theresa Jarvis. Theresa Jarvis can be contacted at (270) 439-4646.

Theresa Jarvis, Mayor
City of Oak Grove
P.O. Box 250
8505 Pembroke Oak Grove Rd
Oak Grove, KY 42262
Phone: (270) 439-4646
Fax: (270) 439-1201
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm

Oak Grove City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Oak Grove, Kentucky was 448.4, higher than it had been since at least the year 2004, but higher than the national average of 273.6. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Oak Grove, Kentucky as of January 15, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Oak Grove to the number of sex offenders is 243 to 1.

There were an estimated 449 total crimes per 100,000 people in Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Oak Grove, there were an estimated 34 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 415 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 Oak Grove, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Grove is 123% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.74 daily crimes that occur in Oak Grove.
  • Oak Grove is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Grove you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Grove has increased by 67%.

Oak Grove, Kentucky Police Station Information

Oak Grove Police Department

The Oak Grove Police Department has 14 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 10000 people.

Dennis Cunningham, Chief of Police
Oak Grove Police Department
P.O. Box 250
8505 Pembroke/Oak Grove Rd
Oak Grove, Kentucky 42262-9406
Phone: 270-439-4602
Fax: 270-439-5245
Emergency: 911

Oak Grove Police Dept

Christian County Sheriff’s Office

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

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

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