Somerset, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Somerset is a city in Pulaski County, Kentucky. The city of Somerset was formally incorporated in 1883. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.3 square miles. The City of Somerset had a population of approximately 11,196 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Somerset, Kentucky is Alan Keck. Alan Keck can be contacted at (606) 679-6366 and by email at akeck@cityofsomerset.com.

Alan Keck, Mayor
City of Somerset
306 E. Mt. Vernon Street
P.O. Box 989
Somerset, KY 42501
Phone: (606) 679-6366
Email: akeck@cityofsomerset.com

Somerset City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Somerset, Kentucky was 243.3, 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 67 registered sex offenders living in Somerset, Kentucky as of January 19, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Somerset to the number of sex offenders is 171 to 1.

There were an estimated 220 total crimes per 100,000 people in Somerset, 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 Somerset is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Somerset, there were an estimated 23 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 197 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 Somerset, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Somerset is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.23 daily crimes that occur in Somerset.
  • Somerset is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Somerset you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Somerset has decreased by 63%.

Somerset, Kentucky Police Station Information

Somerset Police Department

The Somerset Police Department has 34 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 15000 people.

William Hunt, Police Chief
Somerset Police Department
306 E. Mt. Vernon 1st floor
Somerset, KY 42501
Phone: (606) 679-6366 and (606) 678-5176
Fax: (606) 678-9239
Emergency: 911

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 989
Somerset, KY 42502

Somerset Police Dept

Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office

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

Greg Speck, Sheriff
Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office
100 N. Main Street, Basement
Somerset, KY 42501
Email: info@pulaskisheriff.com
Phone: (606) 678-5145
Fax: (606) 679-3119

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 752
Somerset, KY 42502

Pulaski County Sheriff
Pulaski Sheriff Facebook

Pulaski County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Pulaski County Jail
300 Hail Knob Road
Somerset, KY 42503
Phone: (606) 678-0130
Fax: (606) 678-2050

Visitations Hours at Pulaski County Jail:

Video Visit Hours (On-Site):
8:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Sunday – Saturday; No On-Site visits on Thursday

Remote Video Visit Hours:
8:00 AM – 10:30 PM, 7 Days a Week

Pulaski Jail Visitations
Pulaski County Jail

Police Records Request in Somerset, Kentucky

Police reports can be obtained from the Records department of the Somerset Police Department. Traffic accident reports and verification of investigation can be obtained from the department. You may call the department at (606) 678-5176, during the above hours to request a report. Traffic accident reports can be downloaded at www.buycrash.com

Written requests can be mailed to:

Somerset Police Department
Attn: Records
P.O. Box 1017
Somerset, KY 42502
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Somerset Police Reports

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 Office of the City Clerk is responsible for retaining the official records. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Nick Bradley, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Somerset
306 E. Mt. Vernon, 1st Floor
Somerset, KY 42501
Phone: 606-679-6366

Somerset City Clerk-Treasurer

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