- Respect all persons and treat them fairly
- Be responsive to the needs of the community
- Provide fair and impartial service to all citizens
- Provide the community with a sense of security by utilizing effective and efficient police procedures
- Embrace the philosophy of Community Oriented Policing
- Be responsible citizens within the community.
This division is made up of five sections that allow accurate dissemination of information.
This division oversees the day to day operations of the Patrol Division and Criminal Investigation Section.
Elizabethtown Police Department
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Admin, Public Information & Records: 270-360-0207
Communications & Dispatch: 270-765-4125
Public Safety Garage: 270-360-0403
To obtain a copy of a vehicle collision report you may access the report online with the information given to you at the scene of the collision by the officer. The cost of an online report is $10, or you may come by the police department Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and obtain a copy at a cost of $5. For more information, call 270-360-0207. You may follow the link below to access the online purchase of your report.
You may call the department at 270-765-4125 and request a police officer respond to your location, or you may stop by the police station at 300 South Mulberry St. If you are outside the state you may request to file your report to an on-duty officer by telephone. Always call 911 if your situation is life-threatening.
If you believe you may have a warrant placed against you, you should call the Hardin County Court at 270-766-5041. If you believe you may have a warrant placed against you by an officer of the Elizabethtown Police Department, call 270-765-4125.
The Elizabethtown Police Department does not have a jail. All prisoners are housed at the Hardin County Detention Center located at 100 Lawson Blvd which is south of the intersection of US31W south of WK Parkway. The telephone number is 270-765-4159.
Fingerprinting is done between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Elizabethtown Police Department. You must supply your own card. This is provided at no charge for persons who live in the city limits of Elizabethtown. For persons residing outside of the city limits, the cost is $5. For more information, call 270-360-0207.
You should call the Elizabethtown Police Department 270-765-4125 and ask to speak to the shift supervisor.
You can find out how much a traffic ticket is by calling Hardin County District Court at 270-766-5041.
Officers assess each accident on a case by case basis. Officers make a determination as to the contributing factors in the accident, but they DO NOT determine fault. If you disagree with the final accident report, you should contact the officer to discuss your concerns. The officer has the final say in how the report is written. Who pays for damage and other related costs is a matter which must be determined in civil court and/or between insurance companies. You should contact your insurance agent and/or consult an attorney.
You may file against the other driver for no insurance by going to Hardin County Attorney Office located on the Public Square and completing a complaint form against the other driver. All the information you will need is contained in the accident report.
RECORDS CHECKS must be obtained through the ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS (AOC) located in Frankfort, Kentucky. The AOC office number is 1-800-928-6381. There is a $20 fee for this service paid to the Administrative Office of the Courts. Please follow the link below for the proper forms. KSP Background Check
Contact the Elizabethtown Police Department Personnel Office at 270-360-0207.
You can obtain a Citizen's Police Academy application by calling 270-360-0207.
Contact Darrell Brangers of the Elizabethtown Police Communications Unit at 270-765-4125 or fax the request to 270-769-1144. All applications must be submitted at least 21 days prior to the event.
Currently, there is no fee for a parade permit; however, the applicant is responsible for all barricades and requirements placed upon the event if approval is granted. For more information, contact Darrell Brangers of the Elizabethtown Police Communications Unit at 270-765-4125.
Contact Sergeant Sean Cofer of the Elizabethtown Police Department at 270-765-4125. If the call is after hours, leave a message at the same number.
Contact the officer that completed the accident report. This will be the investigating officer for the hit and run. They can be reached by contacting the police department at 270-765-4125 and asking for the officer by name or badge number.
You may contact the Elizabethtown Police Department at 270-765-4125.
Call the Elizabethtown Police Department Community Relations Office at 270-360-0207. Placement is subject to the department being able to locate the sign in a safe location. Length of duration at a particular location is dependent on the number of requests for the sign.
The Elizabethtown Police Department does NOT have any type of police reserve program.
The department does not send out patches to persons other than law enforcement officers. If you are a law enforcement officer and want a department patch, submit your request in writing on the letterhead of your agency.