Whitesburg, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Whitesburg is a city in Letcher County, Kentucky. The city of Whitesburg was formally incorporated in 1876. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.2 sq. mi (8.3 km2). The City of Whitesburg had a population of approximately 2,139 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Whitesburg, Kentucky is James W. Craft. James W. Craft can be contacted at 606-633-3700 and by email at mayor@cityofwhitesburg.com.

James W. Craft, Mayor
City of Whitesburg
38 E Main St
Whitesburg, Kentucky 41858
Email: mayor@cityofwhitesburg.com
Phone: 606-633-3700
Fax: 606-633-3712

Whitesburg City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Whitesburg, Kentucky was 50.5, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 265.2. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Whitesburg, Kentucky as of January 21, 2019.The ratio of number of residents in Whitesburg to the number of sex offenders is 184 to 1.

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

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Graham, there were an estimated no 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 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 Whitesburg, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Whitesburg is 96% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.28 daily crimes that occur in Whitesburg.
  • Whitesburg is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Whitesburg you have a 1 in 975 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Whitesburg has decreased by 32%.

Whitesburg, Kentucky Police Station Information

Whitesburg Police Department

The Whitesburg Police Department has 7 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 1700 people.

Robert Tyrone Fields, Chief of Police
Whitesburg Police Department
38 E Main St
Whitesburg, Kentucky 41858-7346
Phone: 606-633-2737
Emergency: 606-633-3714
Fax: 606-633-3712

Whitesburg Police Dept

Letcher County Sheriff’s Office

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

Danny Webb, Sheriff
Letcher County Sheriff’s Office
6 Broadway Street
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Phone: (606) 633-2293
Fax: 606 633-8780

Letcher County Sheriff

Letcher County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Letcher County Jail
156 Main Street
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Phone: (606) 633-5163

Police Records Request in Whitesburg, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Whitesburg. 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 location and records request contact information is as follows:

Jessica Keene, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Whitesburg
38 E Main St
Whitesburg, Kentucky 41858
Email: cityclerk@cityofwhitesburg.com
Phone: 606-633-3705
Fax: 606-633-3712

Whitesburg City Clerk

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