Richmond Police Department

  • Agency: Richmond Police Department
  • Address: 1721 Lexington Rd, Richmond, 40475 KY
  • Chief: Larry Brock (Chief of Police)
Phone: 859-623-8911
Fax: 859-624-3477

Richmond Police Department is located at 1721 Lexington Rd, Richmond, 40475 KY. The Chief of Police of the department is Larry Brock. The Richmond Police Department phone number is 859-623-8911.

Richmond Police Department News


Thank you to all the veterans out there for their service and special thanks to our veterans serving in the Richmond Police Department! Devin Thomas Jason Curry Kelli Fraze Clayton Stocker Stuart Adams Zach Stokes Shawn Johnson Johnny Southwood James Ebert Justin Charles Tyson Yancy Bryce Hollon Tyler Short Joshua Back

RPD wins 25-9! For the third straight year the Turkey Bowl Trophy stays at home. Thanks to both sides for the spirited competition and fellowship.

The trophy stays at home for the third straight year! RPD wins 25-9. Thanks to both sides for the spirited competition and fellowship!

PRESS RELEASE The Richmond Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the months of November, December and January. The checkpoints will be at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes. During the checkpoints, officers will be enforcing laws related to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, licensing of motor vehicles and operators, registration and insurance violations, seat belt and child restraint violations, and motor vehicle equipment violations. These roadway locations include but are not limited to: Eastern Bypass (KY 876), Main Street (Daniel Ellis Memorial Highway), Irvine Street, Lexington Road (US 25), Robert R. Martin (US 25), Lancaster Road (KY 52), Barnes Mill Road, Berea Road (US 25 South). Traffic Safety Checkpoints are a valuable tool used to promote the safety and well-being of the public as well as providing police with visibility and interaction with the community. Checkpoints are utilized throughout the Commonwealth to help promote highway safety. Contact: Lt. Col. Rodney Richardson Assistant Chief of Police Richmond Police Department 859-623-1162

Trick or treat at Madison Kindergarten Academy!

Operation Sugar Rush is a go! 😆😁😄😃😀😐😴💤

Be safe out there tonight! Also be on the look out for Richmond Police Department officers out in the neighborhoods passing out candy while on patrol.

PRESS RELEASE Arrest: 10/30/2018, police charged Arthur Joey Gilbert, age 55, Richmond, KY with drug and firearm related offenses. At approximately 1:40 AM, the Richmond Police Department executed a search warrant at 309 South Third Street #3. Officers seized methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, gabapentin tablets, and a SKS rifle. Gilbert was charged for the following offenses and lodged in the MCDC: - Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st degree (Heroin) - Possession Controlled Substance 1st degree (Methamphetamine) - Possession Controlled Substance 3rd degree, (Gabapentin) - Possession of Marijuana - Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon Contact: Lt. Col. Rodney Richardson Richmond Police Department 859-623-1162

Instructor Kyle Hurt with DOCJT teaches our CPA Recruits about firearms and the TI simulator and discusses reactions that happen in law enforcement.

PRESS RELEASE On 10/29/2018, at approximately 1:15 PM, the Richmond Police School Resource Officer at Madison Central High School responded to a parking lot on school property. School officials were investigating the possibility of drug use on campus when they discovered an unloaded handgun in the trunk of a car. Further investigation revealed the handgun had been previously reported stolen. A student was later charged with receiving stolen handgun and possession of a weapon on school property. Contact: Lt. Col. Rodney Richardson Assistant Chief of Police Richmond Police Department 859-623-1162

Trick or Treat for Richmond has been moved to Tuesday October 30th between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm.

1to 3pm today free car seat checks at the Richmond Mall. Thanks to Richmond Fire, Richmond Police, Madison County Health Department and SAFE KIDS Fayette County.

Congratulations to Lt. Josh Hale, Sr. Officer Emily Faulkner, and School Resource Officer Amanda Madden for receiving Hero Awards from the Madison County Youth in Action. Assistant Chief Rodney Richardson was honored to receive the Madison County Youth in Action Officer of the Year Award for the Richmond Police Department.

TURKEY BOWL 🦃 is almost upon us! November 4th at 2 pm we will play RFD in flag football at Madison Central High School. Come out and support your first responders!

Congratulations to Max Dawson on his graduation from DOCJT basic academy. He starts his career off as a recruit of distinction! Started as an intern and made it to an officer.

Come join us as the competition is renewed between RPD vs. RFD! Paint the town Pink, Hometown Heroes softball game at EKU’s baseball stadium. First pitch at 6:25 pm. Go Police beat fire!

Happy retirement to Sgt. Jake Adkins! 20 years of faithful service to the Richmond Police Department. Enjoy the next stage of your career/life!

*****************Update Training is complete***************************** On October 18, 2018 the Richmond Police Department will be conducting a joint training exercise with Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass. The exercise will take place at the Bechtel Parsons' facility located in the Richmond Mall. During the exercise no pedestrian or vehicle traffic will be permitted in the Bechtel Parsons' parking lot which will be marked off. The training exercise will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 11:00 a.m. Thank you for your assistance in this matter and we will notify you when the training is complete!

Madison County Citizens Police Academy welcomes Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison as we discuss crime scenes.

Thanks to everyone that was able to make it out to the These Hands Don't Hurt Rally! This event helps brings community awareness to domestic violence.

Congratulations! LT. Rodney Tudor, LT. Devin Thomas, LT. Matt Boyle, LT. BJ O’Donnell, SGT. Keith Daniel, and SGT. Zach Stokes

We had another great night at the Citizens Police Academy learning about physical fitness and defensive tactics. Thank you, as always to DOCJT and our partner agencies!

Please help us identify this subject involved in thefts from vehicles in the downtown area. Any information please notify Officer Cheyenne Kidder at (859)623-1163. Thank you for your help.