616 Poplar Street
Bellevue, Kentucky 41073
Admin: (859) 261 – 1122
Fax: (859) 261 – 0436
Dispatch: (859) 292 – 3622
For emergencies, please dial 911.
The Bellevue Police Department provides 24-hour police protection for the City of Bellevue, Kentucky, which is located in the northernmost portion of Campbell County. The department employs 11 full-time sworn officers, as well as a police clerk. Calls for service are dispatched to the officers from the Campbell County Consolidated Dispatch Center (CCCDC), which is located at 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky. CCCDC dispatches all calls for police and fire service to all agencies and departments in Campbell County.
The Bellevue Police Department stands committed to providing professional police service to our community.
OFFICE HOURS: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Bellevue Police Department is a state accredited agency and stands committed to providing professional police service to our community.
This page provides a comprehensive listing of the law enforcement officials who serve the community of Bellevue, Kentucky. Please feel free to use the email addresses provided to contact the police department as needed.
Each officer, regardless of rank, is responsible for routine patrol of the city and for responding to calls for service. Additionally, each officer remains responsible for performing other duties within his area of specialty. These other duties include criminal and crime scene investigations, fingerprinting, bicycle patrol, community-oriented issues, and certain administrative functions.
Every officer has attended the basic academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (or its equivalent) and is certified with the office for Peace Officer Professional Standards. Each officer is also required to attend a minimum of 40 hours of annual continuing education approved by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.
FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
Please feel free to use the following forms to contact our department with non-emergency-related requests or reports.
How can I obtain a Police Report?
The following fees only apply to documents provided in an open records request, or request from insurance companies, or attorneys. If you are seeking an open records request, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- CD (Electronic Media) $10.00 per CD
- Open Records $0.10 Per Page ($0.15 Double Sided)
Per KRS 189.635 – To obtain a copy of a vehicle accident report, you must be a party to the accident, the parent or guardian of a minor who is party to the accident, insurers of any party who is the subject of the report or an attorney of the parties.
How to leave us a tip...
Submit a request for a vacation or security check...
Report a resident who has failed to register their vehicle in Kentucky...
Kentucky residents beat the system by (1) operating a vehicle in Kentucky for more than 15 days with out-of-state license plates, (2) operating a vehicle for more than 30 days with temporary or other tags, or (3) failing to register their vehicle whatsoever.
By completing the following form, you will send the Bellevue Police Department the minimum required information we need to submit a report to the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet. The Cabinet takes appropriate action to collect taxes due. You do not need to identify yourself to submit this form.
Notification of Street Light Outage
Street lights that are burned out create dark areas that welcome crime. If you see a street light in need of repair, please complete the form below so that we can correct the problem. The more specific you are in describing the location will help us process the work more quickly, but please note that it can take up to a week or so to complete the repair.
File a civilian traffic collision report...
What is the Freddie FreeRoader Program?
The motor vehicle usage tax is used to build and maintain Kentucky’s highways. Approximately 60% of the proceeds go to the local community, funding your public schools, fire departments, ambulance services, and libraries, with the remainder contributing to the General Fund. (KRS 186.150)
If you see Kentucky residents abusing the system by operating motor vehicles on Kentucky highways for more than 15 days with out-of-state license plates or driving with expired temporary or permanent tags, please help DOR identify those Freeroaders.
- Report online
- Call 1-800-882-8990
- Mail to:
Kentucky Department of Revenue
501 High Street, Station 32
Frankfort, KY 40620
Please provide as much information as possible. You do not need to identify yourself. The Department of Revenue will take appropriate action to collect taxes due.
To view a video about the Freddie Freeroader Program please click here.
Bellevue Police Awards and Promotions
Sergeant Jon McClain was Promoted to Lieutenant at the August 8th council meeting
Officer Ian Kirst receives an award from the Kentucky Department of Highway Safety for seat-belt enforcement
Chief Estepp Awarded for 30 Years of Service to The City of Bellevue
Michael Taylor at his promotion to Sergeant in October of 2015
Jon McClain at his promotion to Sergeant in October of 2015
Alanna Bass at her promotion to Sergeant in February of 2018
Officer Brown receiving an award for DUI Enforcement
Items Specifically for Businesses
Bellevue Occupational/Business License Application Additional form for new business to be located in Bellevue
Bellevue Occupational/Business License Application (both new and renewal)
Items Specifically for Construction-Based Projects
For all other Building and Zoning Permits, please contact Campbell County Planning and Zoning Department at 859-292-3880