FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
How do I contact an Edgewood Police Officer?
9-1-1 This is to be used only for emergencies. This is the fastest method to reach any police or fire service. This number will generate an emergency police response even if the caller is unable to speak to the dispatcher. When calling 9-1-1, a computer will indicate the location of the call and a police officer is dispatched immediately to that location. Whenever possible when using 9-1-1, please state the nature of the emergency to the dispatcher.
859-356-3191 This is the 24 hour non-emergency number to Kenton County Dispatch. You should call this number for any non-emergency issue or to speak to an on duty police officer.
859-331-5911 This is the 24 hour non-emergency number to our Police Department. This number functions as voice mail for an on duty officer. Most of the time the officer is on patrol and not monitoring the phone at the office. Complaints that require prompt attention should be phoned in to 859-356-3191.
What do I do when I accidentally dial 9-1-1?
What are the Edgewood Police Departments regular business hours?
Can I have my fingerprints taken at Edgewood Police Department?
The Commonwealth of Kentucky has partnered with Idemia using their IdentoGO program for electronic fingerprint background services as of 2020. More information regarding fingerprinting services can be found through the Kentucky State Police or IdentoGO by clicking these links. Also, here is an informational flyer.
Unfortunately, paper fingerprint cards containing ink prints are no longer being accepted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Therefore, fingerprinting services are no longer offered through the Edgewood Police Department.
How do I get a copy of an Edgewood Police report?
Where can I find information about registered sex offenders?
How can I get a concealed carry permit?
I found a cat or dog. Will the Edgewood Police come and get it?
Where can I get a pre-employment background check?
To obtain information on how to conduct a background check, and to receive Background Check Release Authorization Forms, please contact the Kentucky State Police Name Search Section at 502-227-8700. Business hours are M-F 8-4:30 EST.
There is a $20.00 fee charged for each background check, and they must be submitted in person, or by mail. No electronic transmissions or faxes are accepted for this service.
Edgewood Police Department does not provide Background Checks.
How can I file a misdemeanor criminal complaint in Kenton County?
How can I assist the Edgewood Police or other emergency response units in locating my residence quickly?
Is there a curfew for juveniles in Edgewood?
The Edgewood Curfew ordinance can be viewed in full by clicking here. Once you get to this page you need to type in “Curfew” in the Quick Search box.
Are door-to-door sales people (solicitors) permitted to canvass on my street?
If my child has a party at my home and alcohol is served, can I get in trouble? Am I criminally responsible?
What can the Edgewood Police do about my neighbor’s dog barking or running loose?
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