Kentucky Criminal Records
Your Kentucky state guide to courts, police, jails, crime data, records, and more.
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With 4,340,167 residents as of 2012, Kentucky is number 26 in the country by population and number 37 by land size, occupying 39,486 square miles.
Kentucky Criminal Records Search
You can feel confident and secure when conducting a criminal records search . The results may include court records, business records, arrest records and more. We have a vast nationwide database - the records you search for may include Kentucky state and county records and any other geographic location the person has lived or worked.
Kentucky Murder Rate
In 2012, there were 34 murders in Kentucky. The Kentucky murder rate of .78 (per 100,000 residents) was lower than the national average of 2.96. Murder is defined as criminal homicide - the willful killing of one human being by another.
Kentucky Robbery Rate
In 2012, there were 918 robberies in Kentucky. The Kentucky robbery rate of 21.15 (per 100,000 residents) was lower than the national average of 79.66. Robbery is defined as taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.
Crime Stoppers programs allow a member of a community to provide anonymous information about criminal activity, allowing a person to provide crime solving assistance to authorities without being directly involved in the investigative process. Our Crime Stoppers listings show programs in Kentucky, listed below.
Crime Stopper Office
|Crime Stoppers Of Oak Grove Ky Inc.||Oak Grove||1-877-490-8477|
|Cumberland Valley Crime Stoppers, Inc.||London||(606) 878-2746|
Jails are administered at the county or city level. At the local level, jails house inmates awaiting trial and those convicted of a misdemeanor serving a year or less. Prisons are facilities at the state or federal level, housing convicted felons serving more than a year term. The top 10 jails (measured by average inmate population) in Kentucky are listed below.
Average Inmate Population
|BOONE COUNTY JAIL||Burlington||356|
|CAMPBELL COUNTY JAIL||Newport||284|
|CLAY COUNTY JAIL||Manchester||267|
|FRANKLIN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL||Frankfort||295|
|GRANT COUNTY JAIL||Williamstown||297|
|GRAYSON COUNTY JAIL & ANNEX||Leitchfield||600|
|HARDIN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER||Elizabethtown||510|
|HENDERSON COUNTY DETENTION CENTER||Henderson||471|
|LAUREL COUNTY JAIL||London||329|
|LOUISVILLE METROPOLITAN DEPT OF CORRECTIONS||Louisville||1,993|