JCPS Police Department

If you witness suspicious activity on JCPS property, immediately call 911 and (502) 485-3121.


(502) 485-3121


(502) 485-3111


C.B. Young Jr. Service Center
3001 Crittenden Drive,
Louisville, KY 40209

About Us

The JCPS Police Department employs professional-certified police officers to ensure safety during school hours. Outside of school hours, district facilities are monitored by district security personnel. Our officers and detectives respond to both emergency and non-emergency incidents, investigating criminal cases at all JCPS properties and district-sponsored events. Additionally, we provide professional development training for JCPS staff.

Our District Operations Center dispatchers closely monitor cameras and alarms to identify any suspicious activity.

JCPS Police investigates felonies committed on school property, including the following:

  • Assaults with weapons or dangerous instruments

  • Burglary

  • Assaults resulting in serious physical injury and the victim being hospitalized

  • Arson

  • Assaults on school staff and faculty

  • Thefts of money or property over $500

  • Bomb threats

  • Stalking

  • Selling and/or Distributing drugs/narcotics

  • Death threats

  • Possession of illegal drugs/narcotics

  • Fraud and white collar crime (over $500)

  • Possession of deadly weapons

  • Child pornography

For crimes that occurred in the past:

The principal, building manager, or representative should call the District Operations Center (DOC) at (502) 485-3121.

For non-emergencies:

Please call (502) 485-3111 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

How to File a Juvenile Complaint

Any adult, 18 or older, can file a juvenile complaint.

  • If a child is the victim, the child’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) can file a complaint on behalf of the child.

  • If the incident occurred on public school property during school hours, the incident must first be reported to the school’s district investigator at (502) 485-3111. The investigator will then work with the Court Designated Worker’s Office.

Court Designated Worker’s Office 

 600 W. Cedar Street,
Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 595-0036

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.