Bardstown Police Department

  • Agency: Bardstown Police Department
  • Address: 212 Plaza Dr, Bardstown, 40004 KY
  • Chief: Rick McCubbin (Chief of Police)
Phone: (502)348-6811
Fax: (502)348-9372

Bardstown Police Department is located at 212 Plaza Dr, Bardstown, 40004 KY. The Chief of Police of the department is Rick McCubbin. The Bardstown Police Department phone number is (502)348-6811.

Bardstown Police Department News

Come join BPD and the First Responders of Nelson County tomorrow evening! Hope to see you there!

Come out and join the First Responders Of Nelson County Sunday evening!

We would like to warn the community about a new scam that has been brought to our attention. It is an extortion email threat requesting thousands of dollars. The email addresses you by name and knows one of your online passwords or may even know the last digits of your phone number. These emails proceed to claim malware is placed on an adult entertainment site that you have visited and recorded you as you were visiting the site. They state they will expose you to all your contacts from Messenger, Facebook account and email accounts unless you pay thousands of dollars via Bitcoin. Please do not fall victim to this scam and report any suspicious email activity to or contact the FBI toll-free at 1-800-CALL-FBI.

Chief Kraeszig speaking out against domestic violence at the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence Luncheon today. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Thank you to McDonalds, Fresh Coffee and Pastries and Allied Weight Loss and Wellness for making Coffee with A Cop such a success!

9/11 Memorial at 945am Court Square in front of the Old Courthouse. Remembering the Fallen Heroes on the 17th Anniversary.

This Sex Offender has been seen in the Bardstown area. If you know his whereabouts or see him, please notify Nelson County Dispatch at 502-348-3211.

Please welcome our newest Officer Michael Clark to the department. Clark has almost 12 years of service to the citizens of Nelson County. He previously held the rank of Captain and position as Chief Deputy with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office. He also has been a Night Patrol Sergeant, Less than Lethal Instructor, Professional Training Officer, Citizen’s Police Academy Instructor and a member of the Special Response Team for 8 years. Previous to working at the Sheriff’s Dept., he was employed by Nelson County Jail. We are glad to have him on our team!

We are asking for your help identifying this person in an active investigation. Please contact us at 502-348-6811 or email

Please welcome our newest Officer, Brandon Yates, to Bardstown Police Department. Yates graduated Police Academy on August 10th. He is a Graduate of University of Kentucky with a Bachelors degree in Communication. Below he is sworn in by Mayor Heaton.

Come out and Join us Tonight!

We need help identifying the vehicle and subject below in a theft investigation. If you have any information, please contact the Bardstown Police Department at 502-348-6811 or email Officer Sidebottom at As always, thank you!