239 West Main St; Richmond, KY 40475 | (859) 623-1000

Richmond KY's Police Department






Welcome to the Richmond Police Department website. With today’s technology, our agency is available to the public for any questions or comments.

The Richmond Police Department is a full-service police agency and is proud to serve the Commonwealth Of Kentucky and the Citizens of Richmond. The department has 71 total employees, 62 sworn police officers (which includes 2 School Resource Officers), 1 non-sworn Public Safety Officer, 2 non-sworn Park Security Officers, and 6 administrative personnel.

The Richmond Police Department is comprised of dedicated professional police officers who are committed to our community. As a department, we are proud of the spirit of cooperation within our city and we are committed to working together to assure that our community is a safe and pleasant place in which to live and work. Our officers are dedicated to the highest level of integrity, professionalism, and pledge to continue to work with the community to solve problems of concern for the citizens of Richmond.

Mission Statement:

The Richmond Police Department, in partnership with the community, consistently strives to deliver the highest level of professional law enforcement, with full respect for human dignity and according to the highest standards of professional skill, integrity, and accountability.

Core Values: Professional Service, Community Partnership, Respect, Integrity, and Accountability.

Thank you for visiting and please enjoy our website.

Chief Rodney Richardson


Police Admin:  859-623-1162 or 859-623-1163

Dispatch: 859-624-4776

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