Prestonsburg, KY Police

Prestonsburg, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Prestonsburg is a city in Floyd County, Kentucky. The city of Prestonsburg was formally incorporated in 1867. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.9 square miles. The City of Prestonsburg had a population of approximately 3,255 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Prestonsburg, Kentucky is Les Stapleton. Les Stapleton can be contacted at (606) 886-2335 and by email at les.stapleton@prestonsburgcity.org.

Les Stapleton, Mayor
City of Prestonsburg
200 North Lake Drive
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Phone: (606) 886-2335
Email: les.stapleton@prestonsburgcity.org
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, Saturday – Sunday Closed

Prestonsburg City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Prestonsburg, Kentucky was 122.1, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 273.6. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Prestonsburg, Kentucky as of January 16, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Prestonsburg to the number of sex offenders is 453 to 1.

There were an estimated 55 total crimes per 100,000 people in Prestonsburg, 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 Prestonsburg is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Prestonsburg, there were an estimated 11 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 44 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 Prestonsburg, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Prestonsburg is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.28 daily crimes that occur in Prestonsburg.
  • Prestonsburg is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prestonsburg you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prestonsburg has decreased by 36%.

Prestonsburg, Kentucky Police Station Information

Prestonsburg Police Department

The Prestonsburg Police Department has 15 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 3800 people.

Larry Woods, Chief of Police
Prestonsburg Police Department
200 North Lake Drive
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Email: 512@prestonsburgpd.com
Phone: (606) 886-2335
Fax: (606) 886-1044
Emergency: 911

Prestonsburg Police Dept

Floyd County Sheriff’s Office

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

John Hunt, Sheriff
Floyd County Sheriff’s Office
149 S Central Ave.
P.O. Box 152
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Phone: (606) 886-6711
Emergency: (606) 886-6171 or 911
Email: jessica.frasure@ky.gov

McDowell Office:
9575 KY Rt. 122
McDowell, KY 41647
Phone: (606) 377-2075

Floyd County Sheriff
Floyd Sheriff Facebook

Police Records Request in Prestonsburg, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Prestonsburg. 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 provides open access to public records.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Sharon Setser, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Prestonsburg
200 North Lake Drive
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Phone: (606) 886-2335
Email: ssetser@prestonsburgcity.org

Prestonsburg City Clerk

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