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Anchorage Police Department

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.

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 Department Members

H. Dean Hayes,
Chief of Police

Chief Hayes was appointed to the Anchorage Police Department on November 17, 2014. He served 27 years with the Kentucky State Police and retired in 2013 as Post Commander at Post 5 Campbelllsburg.  During his career, he served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Operations Division, Lieutenant Colonel in the Technical Services Division, Operations Major in the West Division, Commander of the Inspections and Evaluation Section, and Commander of Post 16 Henderson.  Chief Hayes earned an Associate of Science Degree from the University of Kentucky and Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology from the University of Alabama.  He is graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Executive Management Program at Northwestern University Center for Public Safety.  

Gary Burkhead,

Officer Burkhead was hired by the Anchorage Police Department in June 1999. Gary has been a police officer for 16 years, a fire fighter for 20 years, and an EMT for 19 years.

Mark Hoskins,

Lt. Hoskins has been with the Anchorage Police Department since 1999. He spent three years as a civilian fire investigator and six years as a sworn fire investigator for Pewee Valley Police Department. For 1½ years he was with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office as a lead criminal investigator for violent crimes and arson, and criminal intelligence. Specialized training includes: nationally certified fire investigation, post blast investigations, crime  scene techniques, gangs and criminal intelligence, field training, patrol tactics, child sexual abuse and EMT training.

Joe Hornek,

Joe joined the Anchorage Police Department in November of 2005. He is a retired sergeant with Louisville Metro Police Department. Joe is an expert accident reconstructionist and served with LMPD's Traffic Unit as a reconstructionist. He is also a past member of the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit. Joe comes to us with over 28 years of policing experience.

Tom Cypert,

Officer Cypert joined the Anchorage Police Department in March 2012 after serving the past 11½ years with the Shelbyville Police Department, with the last several as Sergeant.  Tom was a Deputy Sheriff with Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for 2½ years before leaving for Shelbyville.  Prior to that he was a Cavalry Scout in the US Army.  Specialized training includes Taser instructor, firearms instructor, patrol rifle instructor, police sniper, response to active shooter instructor, Glock armorer and Remington armorer.

Greg Raque,
Greg joined the Anchorage Police Department in June 2013.  He has worked for the Jefferson County Police Department and the Louisville Metro Police Department retiring with 22 years of service in December 2011.  Office Raque has had assignments in Baker District (now 7th Division) and the Traffic Unit.  He has served as a Field Training Officer, a certified police instructor, and is recognized by the courts as an expert collision reconstructionist.
Deron Berthold,
Officer Berthold is a 20 year veteran from the Kentucky State Police.  During his tenure with the KSP he served at Post 2 Madisonville, Post 4 Elizabethtown, and Post 5 Campbellsburg.  He served as Commander of the Legislative Security Detail and retired in 2010 as Captain of the Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations Unit West.  Berthold served in the Kentucky Army National Guard, and is a graduate of the University of Louisville.  He earned an Associate's Degree in Police Administration and Bachelor's Degrees in Police Administration and Correctional Administration.
David Hans,
Officer Hans joined the Anchorage Police Department as a part-time officer in September 2015.  Hans retired from the Jeffersontown Police Department after serving 18 years with the department.  During his career he was a field training officer, a patrol Corporal, a patrol Sargeant, and a training Sargeant.  Officer Hans is a graduate of Louisville DeSales High School and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Louisville.
City of Anchorage, Kentucky
1306 Evergreen Road
Anchorage, Kentucky 40223
Phone (502) 245-4654
Fax (502) 245-5651
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Bryan Taylor


Bryan Taylor was hired as an Anchorage PD officer September 1, 2016.  Officer Taylor has 18 years police experience and most recently served as a Detective Sergeant with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department.  He also served as a member of the Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Task Force and currently serves on the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Apprehension Task Force. Officer Taylor has also worked at the Franklin County Regional jail, the Kentucky State Police Facilities Security division and served as a Kentucky State Park Ranger.  Officer Taylor is o certified as an OSHA Hazardous Waste and Methamphetamine Investigation Technician.


S. Todd Maggard


Todd Maggard was hired as an Anchorage PD officer September 1, 2017.  Officer Haggard has 21 years of experience with the Kentucky State Police, having served at the Madisonville, LaGrange, and Frankfort posts, as well as, serving 10 years with Special Operations.  Officer Maggard was an instructor at KSP Academy for two years: canine handler, firearms instructor, taser instructor, and chemical munitions instructor.  He also served three years on legislative security detail.