Covington places a huge importance on the safety of its citizens. The Covington Police Department strives to deliver a high quality service to both residents and visitors, proudly guarding the "Gateway to the South" with honor and distinction. The Department is the largest law enforcement agency in Northern Kentucky with over 100 officers that provide a full range of police services throughout the City. The Police Department also works closely with County and State partners to maximize its resources in the areas of drug enforcement, patrol and other means of combating crime.
Mission & Values
The Mission of the Covington Police Department is to promote the following core functions:
- Reduce Crime
- Reduce the Fear of Crime
- Call Offenders to Account
- Ensure Safety in Public Spaces
- Use Resources Fairly, Efficiently and Effectively
- Use Force/ Authority Fairly, Efficiently and Effectively
- Provide Excellent Customer Service
All members of the Covington Police Department strive to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, justice, and compassion.
Visit the Police Department’s website to learn more about what they do for the City and how they can help you.