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Elizabethtown Police Department

Elizabethtown is located in the heart of Kentucky, approximately 35 miles south of Louisville along Interstate 65 where the Bluegrass Parkway begins and the Western Kentucky Parkway ends. Elizabethtown is centrally located between Churchill Downs in Louisville, the Kentucky Horse Parks in Lexington and the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green. The city has a residential population of approximately 30,000 citizens which swells tremendously during the working hours. The Elizabethtown Police Department provides protection to approximately 27.5 square miles and currently employs 49 sworn police officers and 18 civilians.

Hopefully, this website will offer you an abundance of information about the Elizabethtown Police Department's history, its present projects and our future goals to "provide quality service to the citizens of Elizabethtown." If you are interested in a law enforcement or telecommunications career, please check out our employment information. The City of Elizabethtown accepts applications for police officers on an ongoing basis from anyone interested in a career in law enforcement. For employment questions not answered on this website, please e-mail the department.

The Elizabethtown Police Department is an equal opportunity employer and minorities are encouraged to apply. Should you have any questions please contact the Elizabethtown Police Department at 270-765-4125.

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to such questions as how to get a copy of or how to file a police report. If your question is not there, please e-mail us so we can respond. And, if you are interested in the Citizen's Police Academy or the Elizabethtown Police Cadet Program, you can get an application online. We welcome feedback so that we can constantly improve this website.

The Elizabethtown Police Department and its employees hope you find the information within this website both informative and helpful. Please feel free to contact the department with your comments and suggestions.

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300 South Mulberry
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
PH: 270-765-4125