Owensboro, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Owensboro is a city in Daviess County, Kentucky. The city of Owensboro was formally incorporated in 1850. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 20.4 square miles. The City of Owensboro had a population of approximately 57,265 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Owensboro, Kentucky is Tom Watson. Tom Watson can be contacted at (270) 687-8561 and by email at mayor@owensboro.org.

Tom Watson, Mayor
City of Owensboro
101 East 4th Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: (270) 687-8561
Email: mayor@owensboro.org

Owensboro City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Owensboro, Kentucky was 311.0, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 274.4. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 253 registered sex offenders living in Owensboro, Kentucky as of January 15, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Owensboro to the number of sex offenders is 233 to 1.

There were an estimated 2,775 total crimes per 100,000 people in Owensboro, Kentucky. This rate is higher than the average in the state of Kentucky which has 2,355 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Owensboro is also higher than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Owensboro, there were an estimated 178 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 2,597 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is higher than both the Kentucky average of 2,129 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and higher than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Owensboro, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Owensboro is 70% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.76 daily crimes that occur in Owensboro.
  • Owensboro is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Owensboro you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Owensboro has increased by 18%.

Owensboro, Kentucky Police Station Information

Owensboro Police Department

The Owensboro Police Department has 109 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 53549 people.

Arthur Ealum JR, Chief of Police
Owensboro Police Department
222 E 9th St.
Owensboro, KY 42301
Phone: (270) 687-8830
Fax: (270) 687-8686
Emergency: 911

Owensboro Police Dept

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office

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

Keith Cain, Sheriff
Daviess County Sheriff’s Office
212 St. Ann Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: 270-685-8404 (Sheriff Cain)
Phone: (270) 685-8444
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Daviess County Sheriff

Daviess County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Daviess County Jail
3337 Hwy 144
Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: (270) 685-8466
Fax: (270) 685-8449

Visitations Hours at Daviess County Jail:

Building 1:
Tuesday – Friday 08:00 AM – 10:40 AM and 01:00 PM – 02:40 PM (Male 15-min visit per week)
Tuesday – Saturday 01:40 PM – 02:40 PM (Female 15-min visit per week)
Monday 08:00 AM – 10:40 AM and 01:00 PM – 02:40 PM (Segregation / High Risk 15-min visit per week)

Building 2: Mentors 30 in visit per week
Friday 12:00 Noon – 02:40 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM and 01:00 PM – 08:30 PM

Building 3: Dorm G – 30 min visit per week
Monday and Wednesday 06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
Sunday 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM

Dorm H – 15 min visit per week
Friday 12:00 PM – 02:40 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM and 01:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Dorm I – 30 min visit per week
Monday and Wednesday 07:30 PM – 08:30 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Dorm J – 30 min visit per week
Tuesday and Thursday 07:30 PM – 08:30 PM
Sunday 12:00 Noon – 02:00 PM

Daviess Jail Visitations
Daviess County Jail

Police Records Request in Owensboro, Kentucky

Police reports can be obtained from the Owensboro Police Department. . You need to submit a completed Open Records Request Form and submit it to the designated authorities.

Owensboro Open Records Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Owensboro Police Department
222 E 9th St.
Owensboro, KY 42301
Phone: (270) 687-8830
Fax: (270) 687-8686

Owensboro Police Reports

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