Wilmore Police FAQ

POLICE

Do you offer fingerprinting service?

Yes. The Wilmore Police Department can fingerprint you for employment, adoption, foster parenting, etc. You will need to provide your own fingerprint card with the requesting agency’s information on it.  Fingerprints are available by appointment only.

Please call 859-858-8955 to set up the appointment.

How many police officers does Wilmore employ?

The City of Wilmore currently has 7 full-time officers, 4 part-time officers, a full- time Chief of Police and an office manager.

Who answers the calls for 911 in Wilmore?

All emergency and non-emergency after hour calls are answered by the Jessamine County 911 Center located in Nicholasville. You can reach an officer in the city 24 hours a day for emergency by dialing 911. For a non-emergency, call 859-858-3535.

Does Wilmore have a Drug Take Back program?

The Wilmore Police Department,in collaboration with CVS Pharmacy, has a Drug Take Back box located in the lobby of the Police Department. Prescription and over the counter medications may be dropped in the Drug Take Back box during regular business hours: Monday- Friday 8:00-4:00 p.m.

No liquids or syringes, please.

What year model is the DARE Car?

Our beloved classic DARE Car is a 1968 Ford Galaxie/500. It is in all original condition with less than 40,000 miles.
The department enjoys using the car for parades and public relations events in the county.

When did Wilmore establish a Police Department?

Wilmore officially established its police department on January 1, 1922 with the appointment of the first “Town Marshall,” John William Grimes.

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