Bowling Green Police Department

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Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 270-393-BGPD

911 Kentucky Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

7:30am - 4:30pm

Mission Statement

We, the members of the Bowling Green Police Department, in partnership with the community and on behalf of the City, commit ourselves to maintaining order, creating safe and secure neighborhoods and promoting driver safety. In doing so, we shall adhere to the following principles:

We are committed to quality service and are responsive to the needs of our citizens through problem-solving partnerships.

We foster the highest performance standards, ethical conduct, and truthfulness.

We value the dignity of every individual and understand ethnic and cultural diversity. We uphold the principles of the constitution of the United States and the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


Fentanyl Information

Fentanyl Information

Information regarding the use of fentanyl and some of its effects.

What to Do During a Traffic Stop (Que debe hacer en una parada de control de tráfico)

What to Do During a Traffic Stop / Que debe hacer en una parada de control de tráfico

A public service announcement about proper procedures during a traffic stop.

In Memory of David Whitson

In Memory of David Whitson

Police Officer David Whitson ended his watch on October 31, 2006. He was a Master Police Officer who served with the Bowling Green Police Department for 8 years.

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Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch

The Bowling Green Police Department invites you to join in our Neighborhood Watch program. A Neighborhood Watch program has many rewards for you and your family, regardless of whether or not you live in a high crime area.


South Central Kentucky Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers is a program which brings the public, the media, and the police together in the fight against crime.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

Amber Alert

Amber Alert

The AMBER Alert Program is a voluntary partnership between law-enforcement agencies, broadcasters, transportation agencies, and the wireless industry, to activate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child-abduction cases.

Victim Notification Program

Victim Notification Program

The 'Victim Notification Program' was established by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and seeks to notify registered victims and witnesses when a criminal alien is released from custody or removed.

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