Ashland Police Department

  • Agency: Ashland Police Department
  • Address: 201 17th St, Ashland, 41105 KY
  • Chief: Robert W Ratliff (Chief of Police)
Phone: (606) 327-2020
Fax: (606) 324 - 5500

Ashland Police Department is located at 201 17th St, Ashland, 41105 KY. The Chief of Police of the department is Robert W Ratliff. The Ashland Police Department phone number is (606) 327-2020.

Ashland Police Department News

Wanted to thank everyone who came out to our Cops and Community event. It was a pleasure to spend the evening with so many people with a heart for service. I would like to especially thank our sponsors who made this event possible. I hope everyone found the event valuable. Again, thank you for your support.

Around 1400 hours today, an APD officer was flagged down in the 3000 block of Carter Avenue by a victim claiming to have been stabbed. The suspect was subsequently apprehended in the immediate area of the incident. Lyle Ruggles (35 yoa) was arrested for Assault 1st Degree and lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center. The case is still open at this time. If anyone has any knowledge of the incident which actually occurred in the 3000 Block of Winchester Avenue your assistance would be greatly appreciated. Officer Steele is the case officer.

At approximately 0300 hours this morning the Ashland Police Department served a search warrant in the 2300 block of Ballard Street in Ashland. The search warrant was executed in reference to a drug investigation. Officers arrested Lemarc Jones (38 yoa) of Ashland, for possession of controlled substance 1st Degree and Amanda Murphy (37 yoa) of Ashland, on an unrelated warrant out of Greenup County. The investigation is still open at this time.

It was a great night for trick or treating in Ashland. Chief Kelley found a backup officer this evening while he was treating. He was also captured in another photo treating in southeast Ashland. If you have any photos of officers treating we would like to see them. Post them in the comments section below.

Trick or Treat will be held from 6:pm to 7:30 pm on October 31, 2017 in Ashland! Please make plans to allow for plenty of time if you are traveling through our neighborhoods and be alert for some really excited kids running around!

Today is Drug Take Back Day. Stop in at the Ashland Police Department at 201 17th Street to drop off unused drugs (No sharps or patches). We will be set up from 10:AM to 2:PM. The unused drugs will be disposed of by the DEA once they are collected.

The Ashland Police Department, Kentucky State Police and FBI Violent Crimes Drug Task Force made three arrests this morning during a joint narcotics investigation on Dale Street in Ashland. Zachary Holder of Ashland was arrested and charged for: 1. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree within 1000 feet of a school 2. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Off. -Heroin William L. Jones was arrested and charged for: 1. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree within 1000 feet of a school 2. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Off. -Heroin 3. Possession of a Handgun by Convicted Felon Misty D. Evans was arrested and charged for: 1. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree - Heroin

Sgt Tim Renfroe retires today, working up to the last minute, he will be greatly missed by his colleagues and community. Thank you for your service, Sergeant Tim Renfroe! We wish you the very best life has to offer.

The Ashland Police Department, Kentucky State Police and FBI Violent Crimes Drug Task Force are investigating drug trafficking in the area of 2900 Dale Street. The investigation is a result of a joint effort and yielded a combination of drugs, gun, and drug paraphernalia. The residence is near a school and was a priority to shut down the drug operations. Precautions and communication with the staff were made during the brief entry to the residence and securing of the suspect(s), which was without further incident or injury.

Apply here: http://www.ashlandky.gov/i_want_to/apply_for_a_job.php J O B N O T I C E The City of Ashland is accepting applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER Department of Police Deadline for Applying : Nov 10, 2017 This is a police practitioner class responsible for the provision of a broad range of law enforcement services to protect individual rights, preserve the peace, prevent and suppress crime, protect life and property, identify and apprehend criminal offenders and enforce regulatory measures. REQUIREMENTS: By the date of submission of the application be twenty-one (21) years of age per KRS 15.382; provide birth certificate copy with application; be a high school graduate or have earned a GED and provide copy of diploma with application (home schooling documentation must be approved by KLEC). Possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle and provide copy of license with application; must acquire/possess/maintain a valid KY drivers’ license. No prior felony or domestic violence convictions; not prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm; not have had certification as a peace officer revoked in KY or any other state; not have received a dishonorable discharge, bad conduct discharge, or general discharge under other than honorable conditions, if served in any branch of U.S. Armed Forces; be willing to become a resident of KY prior to administration of Oath of Office, if employed; be willing to undergo and successfully complete thorough physical agility testing, a suitability screener examination which will include an evaluation by a psychologist/psychiatrist, be fingerprinted and undergo and successfully complete thorough personal background investigation, and polygraph testing; provide a truthful statement certifying no use of illicit drugs for the past 12 months; as a pre-condition to employment and a condition to continued employment, execute a waiver to submit to random testing for illicit drugs; after a conditional offer of employment, be willing to undergo and successfully complete thorough medical examination; be willing to execute a repayment agreement for continued employment with the APD for a minimum of thirty-six (36) months; be willing to attend the 23-week DOCJT basic training academy in Richmond, KY and must acquire/maintain certification as a KY police officer; and, be free from tattoos or body piercing that will be visible while in any departmentally issued uniform. Body piercing does not include piercing of the ear lobe. Any applicant who is a “Certified Peace Officer” as defined in KRS 15.380 to 15.404 must provide a copy of the Peace Officer Professional Standards Certification issued by the KY Law Enforcement Council with application in order to be evaluated prior to processing all non-certified applicants. Contact : Applicants must provide copy of high school diploma/GED or verification of receipt IN ADDITION TO COPY OF ANY COLLEGE; copy of STATE birth certificate; AND COPY OF DRIVERS LICENSE with application. The application can be downloaded and printed at www.ashlandky.gov for completion. No faxed or emailed applications accepted. Applications are also available from Human Resources, Room 301, City Building, 1700 Greenup Ave., P.O. Box 1839, Ashland, KY 41105-1839, M-F, 8:30 AM – 5 PM, (606) 327-2024. Closing date and time for submission of completed applications with required documentation is FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017, at 4 p.m. Minority candidates and certified peace officers are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer

Save the Date for Drug Take Back Day. Saturday, October, 28, 2017 @ APD.

Earlier today a Facebook post was made advising that the Ashland Plaza Hotel was giving away all of the furnishings inside. This post was not valid. There is no furniture being given away any longer. Please share this post to get the word out.

Officer Davis and Officer Clark had the opportunity to stop by and visit with Rylyn and his friends during his 4th birthday celebration this afternoon. A big thanks to Nikki Overstreet for the invitation.

Trick or Treat will be held from 6:pm to 7:30 pm on October 31, 2017 in Ashland! Please make plans to allow for plenty of time if you are traveling through our neighborhoods and be alert for some really excited kids running around!

Kindness is not an act. It is a lifestyle. Thanks for the pic Mr. Campbell! Looks like Officer Wilder was in the right place at the right time (shoelace was untied). Thanks for your attention to detail Officer Wilder!

Ashland Police arrested Kimberly Boyles, David Adkins, and Chance Riffe the morning of October 5, 2017 after conducting traffic stops. During the stops they were found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Boyles was charged with Trafficking controlled substance 1st, and drug paraphernalia. Adkins was charged with trafficking controlled substance 1st, and drug paraphernalia. Riffe was charged with 2 counts of Possession controlled substance 1st, and drug paraphernalia. The incident was investigated by Field Operations Division.

Officers are requesting assistance in identifying the suspects in the attached photographs. Both are wanted for questioning in regards to a felony theft from Wal-Mart. If you can help please leave us a tip below or if you'd prefer to remain anonymous email us at silentwitness@ashlandkypd.com. As always, your help is greatly appreciated. Case # 17-3574 10/6/17 Thanks to all of those who have left tips! We believe we have these two identified.

Sgt. Brian Clark, graduated today from the Department of Criminal Justice Training Academy of Police Supervision. He was chosen to give the speech on the experience the class had. It was outstanding and right on point for law enforcement leadership.

Ashland Police arrested Robert Hendrickson of Catlettsburg Monday morning September 26, 2017 after a traffic stop. Hendrickson was found to have an active bench warrant from Jefferson County, Kentucky along with being an impaired driver. He was placed under arrest and resisted. Found inside the vehicle was a stolen firearm, a quantity of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia to indicate trafficking. Hendrickson was charged with; Bench Warrant Jefferson County, Kentucky, Operating Motor Vehicle under Influence of Alcohol/Drugs, Operating on a Suspended Operators License, Resisting Arrest, No Insurance, Trafficking in Controlled Substances 1st Degree, Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon, Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The incident was investigated by the Field Operations Division.

Congratulations William (Cody) Clark for completion of the 23 week basic training class 485! Officer Clark finished top of his class in academics, receiving the education achievement along with recruit of distinction. He was sworn in yesterday and now begins his public service career with 12 weeks of field training before being granted solo status. Congratulations again Officer Clark!

Officers are asking for your assistance in identifying the subject in the listed photographs. She is wanted for questioning in a theft. Officer Williams is the case officer.

Officers are asking for your assistance in identifying the subject in the listed photographs. He is wanted for questioning in a theft. Officer Williams is the case officer.

We wanted to send out another big thank you to Cash Express for their thoughtfulness today. Sergeant Taylor and Officer Brunty are pictured with LeShawna Logan who made the delivery. The cake you brought was delicious.