London Police Department

  • Agency: London Police Department
  • Address: 503 S Main St, London, 40741 KY
  • Chief: Elijah Hollon (Chief of Police)
Phone: 606-878-7004
Fax: (606) 878 9758

London Police Department is located at 503 S Main St, London, 40741 KY. The Chief of Police of the department is Elijah Hollon. The London Police Department phone number is 606-878-7004.

London Police Department News

It can happen to any child, anywhere, at any time, even by someone known by the child and family...Don't ignore the signs, protect our children and report child abuse to 1-877-KYSAFE1.

Today is London's Redbud Ride cycling event, ride & drive safe, London!

South Laurel High students witnessed first hand the possible chain of events that could occur when you combine being under the influence with driving. The annual Laurel County ASAP Pre-Prom event is a sobering reminder for all students to be responsible and make the right choices. Students, have a safe and enjoyable Prom!

❗SCAM ALERT❗The London Police Department nor any law enforcement officer will contact you via phone about owing the IRS funds. Nor will our Department call on behalf of the IRS making threats. To report scams visit

Prepare to share the road, the Redbud Ride is upon us! The ride will take place Saturday, April 21st with four routes spanning from downtown London into Laurel County. For more information visit

In reference to an incident that has gained attention that occurred on Sunday, April 8th, 2018 in the KY-192 Kroger parking lot, this office continues to receive multiple calls. The original complaint was reported to the Laurel County Sheriff on April 8th. On the afternoon of April 9th, an employer of some of the persons involved in the incident contacted the London Police Department in reference to the complaint. London Police officers reviewed video footage and spoke with parties involved in the incident and it was determined that there was no proof of alleged criminal intent and no charges will be filed. As always, we encourage the public to be aware of their surroundings and if there is any activity they have concerns about, to make an official report by contacting London-Laurel Dispatch at 9-1-1 for emergencies and (606) 878-7000 for non-emergencies so law enforcement may respond immediately.

London Police make strong-arm robbery arrest LONDON KY—On Tuesday, April 17th London Police responded to a 911 call regarding a robbery at the BP Station located on West KY-192. Through investigation, Cynthia A. Swafford, 34, of London was arrested. Upon the arrival of officers, an employee at the store stated that he was in the office for a moment and when he returned to the front, Swafford was behind the counter and had a removed a money bag containing over $500, then proceeded out of the store. The employee followed Swafford and asked a customer to call 911. When asked for the money back, Swafford provided it. After the money was returned, the employee attempted to keep her on the property until police arrived, but Swafford began to assault him. After the assault, Swafford fled the property. Officers canvased the area. Officers knocked on the door of an apartment at 508 Minton Drive and Swafford answered the door. Officers immediately recognized Swafford and she was detained. The store employee was later able to positively identify Swafford as the robber who assaulted him. Det. Robinson arrested Cynthia Swafford and she was charged with second-degree robbery. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Assisting in the arrest were Chief Derek House, Capt. Darrel Kilburn, Det. Jessie Williams, Sgt. Richie Reynolds, Ofc. Justin Roby, Ofc. Troy Truett, and Ofc. Dylan Hampton. Det. Robinson is continuing the investigation.

Do you share the road? The annual Redbud Ride cycling event is coming to town this weekend! Kentucky state law says vehicles should leave at least three feet of space when passing bicyclists. Move back into the lane only when well clear of the bicyclist. In addition, the operator of any vehicle…shall operate in a careful manner, with regard for the safety of pedestrians and other vehicles upon the highway - including bicyclists.

Ofc. Jones made a few little friends at the Child Abuse Awareness Community Event at KentuckyOne Health Saint Joseph London. Thanks to all who came out!

UPDATE: Thanks to the public's assistance, the man pictured below has been identified. ❗PLEASE HELP US IDENTIFY/LOCATE❗ London Police are asking the public's assistance in identifying the male pictured below. On 4/14/18 London Police were dispatched to Speedway on North Main Street in reference to a stolen vehicle. A white male subject wearing a baseball cap, red shorts, white shirt and black hoodie approached a running dark green 1999 Toyota 4-Runner in the parking lot that had the keys left inside and entered it. The victim ran outside the store and attempted to remove the man. The victim was drug a few feet in the parking lot and was unsuccessful. The male stole the vehicle and headed north on Main Street. The vehicle has black tape over the rear hath keyhole, a silver license plate cover with tribal markings and the right rear tail light is cracked. London Police are continuing to search for the male and vehicle. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the male or vehicle, please call the London Police Department at 878-7004 or call Dispatch at 878-7000.

Ofc. Wampler amd PIO Zawko joined forces with Paige Lay of the Cumberland Valley Children's Advocacy Center for the 7th Annual Tri-County Conquer 5K. Raising awareness to shed light on child abuse and sexual assault! #togetherwecanmakeadifference

London/Laurel Co. E-911 Center we appreciate all that you do, thank you! #nationalpublictelecommunicatorsweek

The ladies at the McDaniel Learning Center are taking the R.A.D. Self-Defense course with Capt. Kilburn and Ofc. Jones this semester. Thanks to our partnership with the Center, students who graduate the course are provided the knowledge, courage and empowerment to act fast and effectively in the event of an attack. To contact us about scheduling a free course or signing up for upcoming R.A.D. courses, call 878-7004.

The Laurel County UNITE Coalition announced today that the London Police Department is the #1 distributor of the "Give Me A Reason" free drug test kits in the County! With caregivers working together with us to make an impact on the lives of our youth, we can make a difference. Thank you caregivers who helped make us #1 and continue to spread the word about the program. Since 2016, we've distributed approximately 525 kits - and counting! #ittakesavillage #abovetheinfluence

Ofc. Cody Faulconer visited the Laurel County Public Library today for StoryTime. 📖👮🏻‍♂️ Thanks for having us!

They hear about it in songs, on the news, in movies, at school or with friends - have you discussed it with your teens? Be the first to inform them of the dangers of drug use with "Give Me A Reason" free kits. Pick them up Mon-Fri 9am-4pm at the Police Department. No questions asked, no names required. #abovetheinfluence

❗London Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a person who has been missing since April 1, 2018❗ Samantha L. Lewis, 40, of Spring Street. She is a 5'4" white female, approximately 350 pounds, brown eyes, black hair, has an oriental tattoo on her arm, Peter Pan tattoo on her ear, and a tattoo on her chest. She was last seen wearing black pants, at navy blue long sleeve shirt, purple shirt with neon green writing on front, black tennis shoes, and possibly a blue zip-up hoodie. She has a silver bracelet on her arm and frequents comic book stores. She is currently not taking her medication and there is a possibility she is suicidal and depressed. Anyone with information regarding the location of Lewis are asked to please call the London Police Department at 878-7004 or call 9-1-1.

Ever wanted to ride-a-long with us? Join Sgt. Hurley!

Today, Det. Stacy Anderkin and Ofc. Ashley Wampler shared about their careers as women in law enforcement with FCI Manchester Women's Program today for Women's Appreciation Month. Thank you for having us!

Girl Scout Terra Mullins of Hunter Hills Girl Scouts Troop 2573 is serving those who serve her community today, with cookies 🍪! Thank you!

London Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout April. The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service. #safetyfirst

❗HELP US IDENTIFY❗On 3.31.18 at 7:20am London Police responded to a theft report regarding a Saint Joseph London KentuckyOne Health employee's vehicle that had both the driver's side 15" steel rims with Altimax RT43 tires and two factory Toyota hubcaps stolen. It was determined through surveillance footage that at 3:30am a vehicle pulled up to the victim's car, two subjects removed the tires within 15 minutes and left the parking lot. Anyone with information regarding the theft or identification of the vehicle pictured below in the surveillance footage, please call 878-7004 and ask for Ofc. Steven Sparks, direct message through Facebook or email us at