Winchester, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Winchester is a city in Clark County, Kentucky. The city of Winchester was formally incorporated in 1793. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.9 square miles. The City of Winchester had a population of approximately 18,368 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Winchester, Kentucky is Ed Burtner. Ed Burtner can be contacted at (859) 744-2821 and by email at eburtner@winchesterky.com.

Ed Burtner, Mayor
City of Winchester
32 Wall St.
P.O. Box 40
Winchester, KY 40392-0040
Phone: (859) 744-2821
Fax: (859) 745-4590
Email: eburtner@winchesterky.com

Winchester City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Winchester, Kentucky was 377.0, higher 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 72 registered sex offenders living in Winchester, Kentucky as of January 22, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Winchester to the number of sex offenders is 257 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,166 total crimes per 100,000 people in Winchester, 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 Winchester is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Winchester, there were an estimated 41 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 1,125 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 Winchester, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Winchester is 130% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.29 daily crimes that occur in Winchester.
  • Winchester is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Winchester you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Winchester has increased by 14%.

Winchester, Kentucky Police Station Information

Winchester Police Department

The Winchester Police Department has 27 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 18000 people.

Kevin W. Palmer, Chief of Police
Winchester Police Department
16 S Maple St.
Winchester, KY 40392-0040
Email: kpalmer@winchesterky.com
Phone: (859) 745-7400
Fax: (859) 745-7404
Emergencies: 911
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Winchester Police Dept

Clark County Sheriff’s Office

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

Berl Perdue, Jr., Sheriff
Clark County Sheriff’s Office
17 Cleveland Avenue
Winchester, KY 40391
Email: bperdue@clarkcokysheriff.com
Phone: (859) 744-4390
Fax: (859) 745-0203
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday
Patrol: 24 hours – 7 days a week

Clark County Sheriff

Clark County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Clark County Jail
30 Wall Street
Winchester, KY 40391
Phone: (859) 745-0270
Fax: (859) 745-0271

Visitations Hours at Clark County Jail:

Tuesday, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Male Inmates Last Names A-M)
Wednesday, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Female Inmates)
Thursday, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Male Inmates Last Names N-Z)
Saturday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm (Male Inmates)
Sunday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm (Female Inmates)

Clark Jail Visitations
Clark County Jail

Police Records Request in Winchester, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Winchester. 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-Treasurer provides open access to public records. You need to submit a completed Open Records Request Form at the City Clerk’s Office.

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

Winchester Open Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Joy Curtis, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Winchester
32 Wall Street
P.O. Box 40
Winchester, KY 40392-0040
Phone: (859) 744-6292
Fax: (859) 745-4590
Email: jcurtis@winchesterky.com
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Winchester City Clerk

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