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Kentucky State Police
Criminal Identification and Records Branch
1250 Louisville Rd
Frankfort, KY   40601

p (502) 227-8700     f (502) 226-7419
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Kentucky State Police
Criminal Identification & Records Branch
1250 Louisville Rd
Frankfort, KY   40601

p (502) 227-8713     f (502) 226-7422
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Kentucky Department of Corrections
Offender Information Services
PO Box 2400
Frankfort, KY   40602-2400

p (502) 564-2433     f (502) 564-1471
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Kentucky Crime Stats

Kentucky Criminal Records Statistics

Kentucky Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 79,689

Number of crimes per capita: 4351.36

Most "dangerous" Kentucky city: West Buechel

Crime Threat Level: 4


Other states with a crime threat level of 4:
Alaska - Colorado - Kansas - Oregon - Virginia - West Virginia

Kentucky Criminal Activity Breakdown

Kentucky Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 85
Rapes: 678
Robberies: 3,120
Assaults: 4,307
Property Crime: 48,647


Kentucky exceeds the national average in:
Rape, Burglary, Theft


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