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 sworn officers that provide a full range of police services throughout the 19 neighborhoods of Covington. 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.
All members of the Covington Police Department strive to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, justice, and compassion.