The mission of the Versailles Police Department is to serve, educate and protect the public through community collaboration, problem recognition, problem resolution and police action. In carrying out this mission, the department works with our community as a team to ensure that the citizens of Versailles are provided the best protection and service available and to establish the Versailles Police Department as the finest in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the United States of America. The Police Department is overseen by Chief John Wilhoit and employs approximately 42 officers, both full-time and part-time.
The Department is made up of the following components:
- Support Operations
- Uniformed Patrol
- Criminal Investigations
- Community Service
- Crime Prevention and Suppression
- Community Oriented Policing
- Cops for Kids
- Foot Patrol
- Bicycle Patrol
- Training/Crime Prevention
- Domestic Violence Cellular Phone Program
- Senior Citizen Cellular Phone Program
- Weekend Call Check
- W.A.S.P. (Wandering Adult Service and Protection)
- Citizens Police Academy
- School Resource Officers
The Versailles Police Department is certified by the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police as an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency. Accredited police departments benefit from the use of consistent and proven procedures, clearly outlined policies and efficient practices.
For more information about the Versailles Police Department, please contact Chief John Wilhoit at 859-873-3126 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.