Paris, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Paris is a city in Bourbon County, Kentucky. The city of Paris was formally incorporated in 1890. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.0 square miles. The City of Paris had a population of approximately 8,553 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Paris, Kentucky is Johnny Plummer. Johnny Plummer can be contacted at (859) 987-2110 x 3124 and by email at djordan@paris.ky.gov.

Johnny Plummer, Mayor
City of Paris
525 High Street
Paris, KY 40361
Phone: (859) 987-2110 x 3124
Fax: (859) 987-4640
Email: djordan@paris.ky.gov
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Paris City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Paris, Kentucky was 160.4, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 273.1. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Paris, Kentucky as of January 16, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Paris to the number of sex offenders is 824 to 1.

There were an estimated 288 total crimes per 100,000 people in Paris, 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 Paris is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Paris, there were an estimated 18 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 270 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 Paris, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Paris is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.01 daily crimes that occur in Paris.
  • Paris is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Paris you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Paris has increased by 40%.

Paris, Kentucky Police Station Information

Paris Police Department

The Paris Police Department has 22 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 9900 people.

J. “Butch” Best, Chief of Police
Paris Police Department
525 High Street 3rd Fl
Paris, KY 40361
Phone: (859) 987-2100 ext. 3113 (Chief)
Phone: (859) 987-2100
Fax: (859) 987-2129
Emergency: 911

Paris Police Dept

Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office

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

Mark L. Matthews, Sheriff
Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office
301 Main Street, Room 104
Paris, KY 40361
Phone: (859) 987-2130
Fax: (859) 987-9284
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Bourbon County Sheriff
Bourbon Sheriff Office

Bourbon County Jail Information

The Bourbon County Jail has 87 jail beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Bourbon County Jail
101 Legion Dr.
Paris, KY 40361
Phone: (859) 987-2137
Fax: (859) 987-2138
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Visitations Hours at Bourbon County Jail:

Onsite Visits:
8:00 am – 10:30 am, 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm

Remote Visits:
8:00 am – 10:30 am, 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Bourbon Jail Visitations
Bourbon County Jail

Police Records Request in Paris, Kentucky

Police reports can be obtained from the Records Unit of the Paris Police Department. The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Paris Police Department
Attn: Records
525 High Street
Paris KY 40361
Phone: 859-987-2100
Fax: 859-987-2129
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Paris Police Reports

We have not found any police records information on Paris. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office by visiting, calling or emailing your request to the City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office. The Paris City Clerk’s office takes pride in serving as the City’s official records custodian. You need to submit a completed Open Records Request Form at the City Clerk’s Office to access the records.

Paris Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Stephanie Settles, City Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the City Clerk-Treasurer
City of Paris
525 High Street
Paris, KY 40361
Phone: 859-987-3653
Fax: 859-987-4640
Email: ssettles@paris.ky.gov
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M

Paris City Clerk-Treasurer

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