Fort Wright Police Department

  • Agency: Fort Wright Police Department
  • Address: 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, 41011 KY
  • Chief: Daniel J Kreinest (Chief of Police)

Fort Wright Police Department is located at 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, 41011 KY. The Chief of Police of the department is Daniel J Kreinest. The Fort Wright Police Department phone number is 859 356-3191.

Fort Wright Police Department News

On June 14, 2018 we took a theft report of a purse from a vehicle on the lot of Bluegrass Swim Club. The unknown person broke the rear passenger window out took the purse that was sitting on the back seat. Unknown person immediately went to Walgreens in Fort Wright and made a purchased of two cartons of cigarettes for 116.37 dollars. Please note, the soft walking boot on his right foot. If you recognize this individual please contact the police department at 859-331-2191.

Thank you, Officer Griffin and Officer Millay, for stopping by the Fort Wright Elementary summer program today. The kids loved it! Chief Schworer

The Fort Wright Police Department is currently accepting resumes for the position of a Full Time Police Officer either recruit or lateral entry level position. Applicants must be: 21 years of age; a U.S. citizen, free from felony conviction and must be a KY resident, have a valid KY driver’s license, & have a HS diploma or equivalent at the time of appointment.Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Applicants must be willing and able to satisfactorily pass Dept. examinations, background inv. & all KY POPS requirements. Resumes must be received by no later than 4:00 p.m., July 1st, 2018. EOE M/F/H/V. Applicants should submit a Resume & Application to: Fort Wright Police Dept. Attn: Police Chief, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011

Today is Shred Day 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The event will take place on the lot of the City Building located at 409 Kyles Lane. Get your shred on and get rid of all your old documents laying around the house cluttering things up. This is a great opportunity to solve that problem. The best part is it’s free! This is a paper shredding event so please do not bring non-paper items

The City of Fort Wright will be hosting a paper shredding day on Saturday, June 9th from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The event will take place on the lot of the City Building located at 409 Kyles Lane. If you have old documents laying around the house cluttering things up and you just don’t know what to do with them, this is a great opportunity to solve that problem. The best part is it’s free! This is a paper shredding event so please do not bring non-paper items.

The 2018 Memorial Day Service on the front lawn of the City Building yesterday was an important ceremony to honor our Veterans and Active Duty Military personnel. Without their service we would not enjoy the freedom we have. Thank you, Mayor Hatter, Father Mark Keene, Major Bob Hebbeler Army Vietnam War Veteran, Kelsey Cummings NDA, and the Fort Wright Police Department and Fire Department. Thank you, Fort Wright Public Works for the set-up, the city building looked beautiful. Welcome to the team our new city manger, Jill Cain Bailey. Welcome: Dave Hatter, Fort Wright Mayor Invocation: Father Mark Keene, Saint Agnes Church Keynote Speaker: Bob Hebbeler, United States Army, Vietnam War Veteran Flag Raising: Fort Wright Fire Department National Anthem: Kelsey Cummings, Notre Dame Academy Pledge of Allegiance 21 Gun Salute: Fort Wright Police Department Closing remarks: Dave Hatter, Fort Wright Mayor

Thank you, Principal Hoyt and Asst. Principal Jacobs, for inviting me to speak today at the St. Agnes School Career Day. I had a great time, the children were so polite and asked great questions. Your staff is doing a great job molding these young boys and girls. Chief Schworer.

On March 30th, 2018 this unknown female in theses pictures stole $450.00 from a purse left in a Walmart shopping cart. If you recognize this female please contact the Fort Wright Police Department at 859-331-2191. Chief Schworer.

Congratulations to Sgt. Kreutzjans and Sgt. Colwell for graduating from Lexington Police Honor Guard School. Both will be an asset to the new Fort Wright Police Color Guard and the Northern Kentucky Regional Police Honor Guard. You guys look awesome! Chief Schworer.

We had a great night at the Fort Wright Police Women’s Self Defense Class Friday. I want to recognize Officer Robert Griffin, Officer Vonhandorf, and Officer Bellau for their excellent training. I also want to thank Spec. Andy Vonderhaar for spending hours in the RED MAN suit doing the scenarios. All the ladies did an amazing job during the scenarios using their new techniques. Thank you, Tracy Black from State Farm, for the snacks and water. Chief Schworer.

We had a great night at the Women’s Self Defense class training with the ladies from the KY Vipers Volleyball Club. Thank you, Sgt. Colwell, Officer Griffin, and Amy Schworer, it could not be done without your help. Since starting this program, the Fort Wright Police has trained over 100 women to help them survive an attack, and to make the community stronger. Chief Schworer

We had a great day of training yesterday at St. Agnes School. Thank you, Principal Richard Hoyt, for letting the Fort Wright Police Department join in on the Active Shooter Drill. The more training and instruction we can do the more we can keep our classrooms safe and our community safe. Chief Schworer

The 2018 Clean Up on Saturday at the Memorial Site was a huge success! For those who volunteered, please accept my sincere gratitude for your help during the cleanup event. I know how busy schedules can be during this time of year, so I really appreciated the time each of you spent at the Memorial Site. People like you make our community a better place. Chief Schworer.

TRAINING ONLY! TRAINING ONLY! In our continued efforts to be prepared in the minimal chance of an active shooter situation. On Monday, April 30, 2018, the Fort Wright Police Department and St. Agnes School Administration will be running an active shooter TRAINING DRILL at St. Agnes School. We will start at 10am and should be done by noon. The children will be exiting the school just like they would in a real active shooter situation and will go to their rally points. Dixie Highway may be shut down to one lane each way during this time. There will be a lot of Fort Wright Police Officers on scene at this drill to ensure everyone’s safety. It is our goal that this DRILL will provide the students, staff, and the police department greater clarity of our safety procedures. Chief Schworer.

The 4th Annual Clean Up Fort Wright Day is tomorrow, April 21st, 2018. Meet your neighbors and help beautify our community.

The Fort Wright Police Department along with Jets Pizza of Fort Wright would like to take this opportunity to recognize, honor and thank the Kenton County Emergency Communications Center during Telecommunicators Week 2018. (April 8-14) These fantastic men and women are the backbone of every police and fire department in Kenton County. They help us safely home each and every day. While we recognize dispatch teams nationwide, we also recognize those here in Kenton County, we truly have the best of the best. A special thanks to Officer Brad Keller for planning this and Josh from Jets Pizza for providing some great pizza for these fine men and women! Chief Schworer

Phone service to the Fort Wright City building has been restored. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Fort Wright City Building was struck by lightning last night and took out the phone system. If you need assistance please call, 859-356-3191. Kenton County Dispatch will dispatch a police officer to call you back. Sorry for the inconvenience. Chief Schworer.

Come support the Northern Kentucky Police Memorial in partnership with Fort Wright Police Department during this Good Friday Fish Fry. Please mention that you support NKPM and a portion of your purchase will be given back to NKPM.

We had another successful night of training for Active Shooter and Crime Prevention presentation at the Fort Wright City Building, I want to recognize Officer Robert Griffin, he did a great job teaching crime prevention. It could not be done without him. This presentation is an excellent program and I strongly believe in it. Much of the fear and confusion can be avoided with information and being prepared. Teaching the basics will help everyone be prepared and able to protect against Intruders. Pay close attention to the Fort Wright web site and Facebook for upcoming classes.Chief Schworer.

Training for Active Shooter and Crime Prevention presentation is this Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 at 6:30 until 8:30 pm. Location: Fort Wright City Building, 409 Kyle's Lane, Fort Wright, Kentucky 41011 Please RSVP we have about 10 seats left, so sign up as soon as possible. For more information about this program and to RSVP please contact Chief Marc Schworer at 859-331-2191 or email This presentation will give the mind set to be prepared for any critical incident.

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Fort Wright Police received this thank you letter today from Mr. Ari Arnsperger. You are very welcome Ari, and I am glad that Sgt. Kreutzjans and Officer Keller were there to help you. Chief Schworer

The City of Fort Wright, KY (population roughly 6,000) is seeking a motivated and proven manager with experience fostering cooperation and collaboration in dynamic, highly visible, multi-tasking environment to serve as City Administrative Officer (CAO). The CAO is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the city, understanding the vision and implementing policies established by the Mayor and City Council, coaching and managing 23 full-time and 20 part-time employees, addressing and resolving the concerns of residents and managing a budget of roughly $5 million dollars. A bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or related field is required and a Master's degree is preferred. Skills in leadership, budgeting, finance, public relations, personnel, oral and written communication, grant writing, zoning and program management are necessary. Past progressive management/supervisory experience required. Previous local government experience desired. Salary DOQ. Interested candidates please submit a cover letter, resumé and salary history to: City of Fort Wright 409 Kyles Lane Fort Wright, KY 41011 Attention: Ed Butler Resumes will be accepted until March 23, 2018 at 4:30PM. The City of Fort Wright is an equal opportunity employer.

We are proud to announce the launch of our new website which includes improved look and feel and improved usability. The new site was built through a collaborative effort with Systems Insight, Inc. The City team worked with the experts at Systems Insight to create a new website that provides residents, businesses, and visitors a place to quickly and easily get the information they need. We encourage you to visit the new site and let us know what you think, in particular, let us know if you feel that it is missing something important. City Of Fort Wright, Kentucky If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please feel free to contact any of our staff, or you can reach me by leaving a message at the City Offices at 859-331-1700 or by e-mailing me at .