Police Department


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.

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.

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.

Police Reports

How can I obtain a report?  The Bellevue Police Department will provide reports during regular business hours. If the collision or incident happened within the last 7 days please call us to make sure the report is ready before you come to in. Reports are free for those involved in the incident/accident, however there are fees associated for documents provided in an open records request.

The following fees only apply to documents provided in an open records request, or request from insurance companies, or attorneys. 

  • 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.

Click here to get your report online!

You can stay informed by liking our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/bellevue.pd, our Facebook page also has links to our Instagram and Twitter accounts.

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.

616 Poplar Street,
Bellevue, Kentucky 41073


Admin: (859) 261 – 1122

Dispatch: (859) 292 – 3622

Fax: (859) 261 – 0436

Bellevue Police Department Staff

Bellevue Command Staff

Bellevue Police Department in 1978

Bellevue Police Cruisers New and Old

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

616 Poplar Street,
Bellevue,KY 41073

P: (859) 431-8888

F: (859)308-3856

Hours: M-F
7:30am - 4:30pm

Welcome to Bellevue!

It is my honor to welcome you to Bellevue’s home on the web. Whether you are a long-time resident, a new family moving to town, someone interested in opening your business in our historic city, or just planning to make a visit, this website will help you learn more about all our city has to offer.

Mayor Charlie Cleves


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