The Mission of the Anchorage Police Department is to work in partnership with the community to create a safer living environment and preserve the quality of life found in Anchorage. This is accomplished through a respect for individuals, accountability, integrity, service orientation, partnership and community empowerment.
The Anchorage Police Department is a five time Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police accredited agency and is one of only three police departments in the state to achieve this status. The department has ten veteran officers from various police departments in the state that bring a wealth of knowledge and experience. The officer’s have over 250 years of police experience and are well versed in all areas of law enforcement.
The Anchorage Police Department also serves as a 911 dispatch center. The center is staffed with four full-time dispatchers and several part-time dispatchers. The Anchorage Police Department is dedicated to public service and takes great pride in representing the Anchorage community as a partner in crime prevention and security for the residents.
H. Dean Hayes,
Chief of Police
Chief Hayes was appointed to the Anchorage Police Department on November 17, 2014.