Kenton County, Kentucky Arrest Records and Warrants

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When looking for Kenton County, Kentucky arrest records, you are bound to come upon a couple of judicial sources and the sheriff’s office. In fact, these agencies can provide a detailed background report on the criminal involvement of your subject and get a quick warrant search done in the name of this person.

If you want details on outstanding warrants from Kenton County, it is imperative to know how the information will be used and if you have the statutory right to receive such data. Contrary to popular belief, Kentucky works differently than some of the other states in this regard. Information about criminal history, including arrest warrants, is not disseminated freely.

From official state agencies, this data is only available for employers that fall in a certain legal category. As a thumb rule, a complete background report will only be offered to employers who provide services to seniors and children and manage health care facilities.

If you are looking for a simpler way to get a Kenton County warrant search done, try the form given on top of this page. By filling it, you will be able to access a privately maintained database of nationwide records of arrest and active warrants. The information held in this repository is as accurate as the data maintained by any state agency. Yet, if you would like a formal background report, you will have to go to:

  • The sheriff: 303 Court Street, Suite 409, Covington, Kentucky 41011
  • The magistrate: 303 Court Ave, Covington, KY 41011
  • The clerk of court: As above

How can I get arrest records and warrant details from Kenton County over the phone? (Expires in 2021)      

  • To ask about Kenton County arrests- 859- 363-2400.
  • To ask about arrest warrants- 859- 292-6576.   
  • To get information about victim services- 859-491-0600.
  • To obtain police reports, accident reports, arrest records, and criminal records- 859- 392-1800.
  • To request a case search- 859- 292-6521.  

Crime statistics of Kenton County

Kenton County’s yearly crime average increased by 8% in 2019, reaching 135 incidents. The rate of violent crime stood at 19 instances. Around 7 occurrences of rape and 7 cases of serious assault were reported in 2019. Larceny-theft accounted for more than 69 of the property crime complaints, while burglaries accounted for 41 of them.

Older crime statistics

For Kenton County, KY, crime statistics are only available for the five years between 2004 and 2008. Through this period, an estimated 14,500 crimes occurred in the area of which about 10% were violent acts. Annually, just about 3000 criminal complaints are received by the sheriff’s office, and on a day-to-day basis, no less than 8 criminal incidents occur in the county.