The Greenup County Sheriff’s Office has 6 actual full time road units at the present time. There are a total of 13 sworn Deputies assigned to required stations. 4 Officers are Court Security Officers (CSO’s) required by Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) for security of the Judges, AOC personnel and facilities. Our State Law the Kentucky Revised Statutes requires the Sheriff to provide this service to the courts. 1 Deputy is permanently assigned to the Greenup County Board of Education as a School Resource Officer (SRO) who’s required to provide services to the school system. 2 Deputies assigned to administrative detail.
Since the inception of the E-911 Communications Center the Greenup County Sheriff’s Office now receives the majority of all Emergency and Non-Emergency calls for service that used to be split between our office and the Kentucky State Police (KSP). The Sheriff’s Office receives and responds to over 93% of all out of city calls for service. In addition to this the Deputies are often dispatched to calls within cities when their local city police are unable to respond.
The population of Greenup County is well over 37,000 and coverage area is over 350 square miles. There is no less than 7400 people for each Deputy. Deputies respond to over 400 calls for service each month so you can see why calls are taken by priority. A Deputy in route to you may be redirected to another complaint of a more serious nature in effect pushing back response time. Deputies usually operate with calls stacked until the end of their shift.