Richmond, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Richmond is a city in Madison County, Kentucky. The city of Richmond was formally incorporated in 1809. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.1 square miles. The City of Richmond had a population of approximately 31,364 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Richmond, Kentucky is Robert R. Blythe. Robert R. Blythe can be contacted at (859) 623-1000 or (859) 661-0289 and by email at rblythe@richmond.ky.us.

Robert R. Blythe, Mayor
City of Richmond
Richmond City Hall
239 W. Main Street
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 623-1000 or (859) 661-0289
Email: rblythe@richmond.ky.us
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Richmond City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Richmond, Kentucky was 279.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 277.3. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 64 registered sex offenders living in Richmond, Kentucky as of January 17, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Richmond to the number of sex offenders is 528 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,318 total crimes per 100,000 people in Richmond, 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 Richmond is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Richmond, there were an estimated 92 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 1,226 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 Richmond, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Richmond is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.27 daily crimes that occur in Richmond.
  • Richmond is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richmond you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richmond has increased by 3%.

Richmond, Kentucky Police Station Information

Richmond Police Department

The Richmond Police Department has 58 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 28000 people.

James Ebert, Chief of Police
Richmond Police Department
1721 Lexington Rd
Richmond, KY 40475
Email: richmondpolice@richmond.ky.us
Phone: (859) 623-8911
Fax: (859) 624-3477
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Richmond Police Dept
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Madison County Sheriff’s Department

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Richmond, Kentucky.

Mike Coyle, Sheriff
Madison County Sheriff’s Department
135 W Irvine Street, Suite B01
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 623-1511

Madison County Sheriff
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Madison County Jail Information

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

Madison County Jail
107 W Irvine Street
Detention Center
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 624-4710
Fax: (859) 623-8062

Visitations Hours at Madison County Jail:

Female Inmates

For female inmates with the last name of A – K, visits are scheduled for Monday or Saturday 9:00AM – 2:00PM
For female inmates with the last name of L – Z, visits are scheduled for Thursday or Sunday 9:00AM – 2:00PM
Each inmate is allowed 1 visit per week. The week starts on Saturday and ends on Friday.

Male Inmates

For male inmates with the last name of A – K, visits are scheduled for Tuesday 12:00PM – 3:00PM or Saturday 6:00PM – 8:00PM
For male inmates with the last name of L – Z, visits are scheduled for Wednesday 12:00PM – 3:00PM or Sunday 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Madison County Jail Visitations
Madison County Jail

Police Records Request in Richmond, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Richmond. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk serves as the official custodian of the City’s records.

Any person who want inspect or copy the public records of the City of Richmond 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.

Richmond Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Lisa Cassity, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Richmond
239 West Main St.
P.O. Box 250
Richmond, KY 40476
Email: wbailey@richmond.ky.us
Phone: 859.623.1000
Fax: 859.623.7618
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Richmond City Clerk

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