Shively Police Department
The City of Shively was incorporated in 1938 and is located in Jefferson County, Kentucky. We are an independent, urban, third class city within the greater Louisville Metropolitan area. Our population is approximately 16,000 citizens and our city is approximately 4.6 square miles in geographic size.
The Police Department consists of 34 sworn and 6 civilian employees. We maintain 24-hour patrol coverage, our own 911/dispatch center, criminal investigations, special investigations units, canines, and a traffic unit.
Our mission is to provide safe and efficient service to the citizens of this community in a dedicated and professional manner.
Statement of Values
- TEAMWORK: We believe that effective policing is accomplished by police/community teamwork to identify problems and work together to reduce crime and fear of it.
- RESPONSIBILITY: We have a responsibility to honor a commitment to involve citizens in all policing activities that impact their lives.
- UNDERSTANDING: We shall enforce all laws and ordinances, affording respect and understanding to all persons, while safeguarding individual’s rights that are guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States.
- SERVICE: We hold ourselves to maintain the highest degree of service, to obey all laws and ordinances and to serve as role models to our fellow officers and community.
- TRADITION: We must constantly strive to maintain dignity and integrity, while establishing a tradition for the future members of the Shively Police Department to live by.