How do I get a copy of a police report or an accident report?
To obtain a copy of a vehicle collision report, you may access the report online with information given to you at the scene of the collision by the officer. The cost of the online report is $10 or you may come by the police department Monday- Friday 8am to 4:30pm and obtain a copy at a cost of $5. For more information, call 502 348-6811. You may follow the link below to access the online purchase of your report. www.buycrash.com
What can I do if I disagree with an officer's traffic report?
If you disagree with the accident report, you should contact the investigating officer with your concerns. Officers make a determination as to the contributing factors in the accident, but they DO NOT determine fault. The officer does have the final say in how the report is written. Your insurance company will determine who is at fault or a judge if civil court is necessary.
How do I file a police report?
You may call Nelson County Dispatch at 502-348-3211 to request a police officer to respond to your location.
How can I get fingerprinted?
Fingerprinting is done between 8am to 4:30pm Monday – Friday at the Bardstown police department. The cost is $10 per card and you must supply your own card. Please bring a photo ID as well.
How can I get a copy of my criminal history?
Criminal History Records Check must be obtained through the ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS located in Frankfort, Kentucky. The AOC office number is 1-800-928-6381. There is a $20 fee for the service. You may access their website at https://courts.ky.gov/aoc/criminalrecordreports
Who can I call to see if I have any outstanding warrants or paperwork?
If you believe that you have an outstanding warrant placed against you, you should call the Nelson County Courthouse at 502-348-2011.
How can I check to see if someone is in jail?
The Bardstown Police Department does not have a jail. All prisoners are housed at the Nelson County Detention Center located at 810 W. Stephen Foster Ave. The phone number is 502-348-1850.
How can I file a compliment or complaint about a Bardstown Police Officer, department employee or police service?
You should call the Bardstown Police Department at 502-348-6811 and speak with a commanding officer.
What are the requirements to apply for a position as a Bardstown Police Officer?
- Citizen of the United States
- 21 Years Old
- High School Diploma or GED
- Valid Kentucky Operators License
- College Is Not Required But Is Preferred
- Military Preference Is Given
- Must Pass Several Interviews And Test To Include:
- Physical Agility Tests (POPS Standards)
- Psychological Evaluation
- Polygraph Examination
- In-Depth Background Investigation
- Credit Check
- Drug Screen
- Criminal History Background
How do I apply for a position as a Bardstown Police Officer?
Contact the Bardstown Police Department at 502-348-6811 or visit us online.