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Anchorage Police Department
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      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 10 full-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.
 
Follow the links below for more information.
 
How do I...      Report a crime, incident or accident              Have the police watch my home while I'm away
 
                       Get a copy of a police report                         Register my alarm
                        
 
 
 
 
 
Reporting a Crime, Incident or an Accident: All emergencies should be reported by dialing 911. All non-emergencies should be reported by dialing the Anchorage Police at 244-0562. Examples of emergencies are injury accidents, violent crimes in progress or any incident where a risk of serious injury to an individual is present. 
 
Getting a Copy of a Report: Stop by the Police Station and the dispatcher will be able to get copy of your report for you.  Reports may be picked up 24 hours a day. Due to processing requirements of the State, please allow 3 days for the report to be ready.  
 
Have the police watch your home while you are away: Either stop by or call the station before you leave and we will gather the information in order to keep an eye on your home while you are away.      
 
 
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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 August 1, 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

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,
Lieutenant

Officer 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.

Matt Hedden,
Lieutenant

Officer Hedden was hired by the Anchorage Police Department in December 2000. He had previously worked  seven years as a sergeant with the Shelbyville Police Department. He is currently pursuing a degree in Justice Administration at the University of Louisville. Matt’s career interests include training and drug enforcement.

Mark McDonald,
Officer

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

Joe Hornek,
Officer

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

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
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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