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Anchorage Police Department
      The Anchorage Police Department is a full service, round-the-clock police agency serving the city of Anchorage and committed to the concept of community-oriented policing. The Department employs 9 full-time and 2 part-time sworn police officers that are certified by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. These officers receive training on an ongoing basis to ensure the highest level of competence. Various specialties have been attained by the officers such as certification in firearm instruction, fire investigation, self-defense instruction and police bicycle qualification. This has allowed the department to offer a myriad of services to the residents of Anchorage utilizing the expertise of their police officers.
     The Anchorage Police Department also maintains a state-of-the-art dispatch that is a 911 Call Center and record maintenance center. This center is staffed by four full-time and several part-time dispatchers. Computerized dispatch and records management systems, along with alarm monitoring capabilities, provide the city of Anchorage with highly capable and effective tools to provide service and security to the residents.
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 Department Members

H. Dean Hayes,
Chief of Police

Chief Hayes was appointed to the Anchorage Police Department on November 17, 2014. He served 27 years with the Kentucky State Police and retired in 2013 as Post Commander at Post 5 Campbelllsburg.  During his career, he served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Operations Division, Lieutenant Colonel in the Technical Services Division, Operations Major in the West Division, Commander of the Inspections and Evaluation Section, and Commander of Post 16 Henderson.  Chief Hayes earned an Associate of Science Degree from the University of Kentucky and Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology from the University of Alabama.  He is graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Executive Management Program at Northwestern University Center for Public Safety.  

Gary Burkhead,

Officer Burkhead was hired by the Anchorage Police Department in June 1999. Gary has been a police officer for 16 years, a fire fighter for 20 years, and an EMT for 19 years.

Mark Hoskins,

Lt. Hoskins has been with the Anchorage Police Department since 1999. He spent three years as a civilian fire investigator and six years as a sworn fire investigator for Pewee Valley Police Department. For 1½ years he was with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office as a lead criminal investigator for violent crimes and arson, and criminal intelligence. Specialized training includes: nationally certified fire investigation, post blast investigations, crime  scene techniques, gangs and criminal intelligence, field training, patrol tactics, child sexual abuse and EMT training.

Mark McDonald,

Officer McDonald has been with the Anchorage Police Department since September of 2003. Prior to coming to Anchorage he was with the Jefferson County Police Department and Louisville Metro Police Department for 26 years retiring as a lieutenant.

Joe Hornek,

Joe joined the Anchorage Police Department in November of 2005. He is a retired sergeant with Louisville Metro Police Department. Joe is an expert accident reconstructionist and served with LMPD's Traffic Unit as a reconstructionist. He is also a past member of the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit. Joe comes to us with over 28 years of policing experience.

Tom Cypert,

Officer Cypert joined the Anchorage Police Department in March 2012 after serving the past 11½ years with the Shelbyville Police Department, with the last several as Sergeant.  Tom was a Deputy Sheriff with Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for 2½ years before leaving for Shelbyville.  Prior to that he was a Cavalry Scout in the US Army.  Specialized training includes Taser instructor, firearms instructor, patrol rifle instructor, police sniper, response to active shooter instructor, Glock armorer and Remington armorer.

Jon Atchison,
Officer Atchison joined the Anchorage Police Department in September 2012 after serving 4½ years with the Louisville Metro Police Department.  He is a graduate of the University of Louisville with a B.S. in Justice Administration, as well as a graduate of the Kentucky Criminalistics Academy.  Officer Atchison has formal training in Crime Scene Investigation, Latent Analysis, Anthropological Investigations, Serial Number Restoration, Digital Photography, Evidence Processing, Post Blast Investigation, Marijuana Indentification, as well as being a Taser Instructor, Technician, and Evidence Collector.



City of Anchorage, Kentucky
1306 Evergreen Road
Anchorage, Kentucky 40223
Phone (502) 245-4654
Fax (502) 245-5651
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Greg Rague,
Greg joined the Anchorage Police Department in June 2013.  He has worked for the Jefferson County Police Department and the Louisville Metro Police Department retiring with 22 years of service in December 2011.  Office Rague has had assignments in Baker District (now 7th Division) and the Traffic Unit.  He has served as a Field Training Officer, a certified police instructor, and is recognized by the courts as an expert collision reconstructionist.
Deron Berthold,
Officer Berthold is a 20 year veteran from the Kentucky State Police.  During his tenure with the KSP he served at Post 2 Madisonville, Post 4 Elizabethtown, and Post 5 Campbellsburg.  He served as Commander of the Legislative Security Detail and retired in 2010 as Captain of the Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations Unit West.  Berthold served in the Kentucky Army National Guard, and is a graduate of the University of Louisville.  He earned an Associate's Degree in Police Administration and Bachelor's Degrees in Police Administration and Correctional Administration.
Mark Ratterman,
Officer Ratterman joined the Anchorage Police Department in February 2015 as a part-time officer.  He began his career with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Deprtment, and also worked for the Prospect Police Department and the Louisville Metro Police Department.  Mark retired from the Jeffersontown Police Department in 2014.  He is a decorated veteran having served and retired from the United States Army.
David Hans,
Officer Hans joined the Anchorage Police Department as a part-time officer in September 2015.  Hans retired from the Jeffersontown Police Department after serving 18 years with the department.  During his career he was a field training officer, a patrol Corporal, a patrol Sargeant, and a training Sargeant.  Officer Hans is a graduate of Louisville DeSales High School and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Louisville.