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Message from Chief McDermond

Welcome to the Florence Police Department web page!  The officers and staff of the department are proud to serve the residents of, businesses and visitors to the City of Florence.  By combining effective patrol and investigation with positive community and business partnerships, the department strives to keep Florence as safe and inviting as possible.  Through this interaction, we are able to work together to determine the needs of our community and ways to address those concerns.  The goals of the department are to reduce crime, reduce the fear of crime and to improve the quality of life in our community.  As you navigate through our site, we hope to provide a better understanding of the department and the services we provide.  Our command and supervisory officers are listed here.  Please feel free to contact any one of us should the need arise.     


Mission Statement

The mission of the Florence Police Department is to professionally, with integrity and honesty, work in partnership with the community to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of persons and their property, prevent crime, and generally provide assistance to citizens in need.


2016 JAG Grant

The Florence Police Department received a grant through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program in the amount of $11,193. The grant money will be used to purchase video redaction software, and body worn cameras. If you have any comments/ concerns on the JAG grant, please contact the Florence Police Department at 859.647.5420


Police Chief  John McDermond Police Chief
John McDermond

 Patrol Commander
Captain Tom Grau

Administrative Commander
Captain Eric Bowles

Florence Police Department
Florence Government Center
8100 Ewing Boulevard
Florence, KY 41042

Phone: (859) 647-5420
Fax: (859) 647-5436
For emergencies, please
Dial 911

Administrative Hours
8:30AM - 5:00PM



City of Florence, KY
8100 Ewing Blvd.•Florence, KY 41042•Ph: 859.371.5491•Fax: 859.647.5411