According to local, state, and federal Law Enforcement Agencies Property Crime is up and Violent Crime is down in Kentucky in 2016.

 

However, Lexington, Kentucky set a new record for Homicides in 2017. Thus, it behooves us to be alert, be aware of our surroundings, be aware of who lives in our neighborhood, who lives in our cities, and who lives in our counties. The criminal element is flourishing in Kentucky. 

The counties with the highest Homicide arrests (10 or More Homicide Cases per county) were Fayette, Jefferson, Hardin, Perry, Laurel, Whitley, Christian, and Oldham with many other counties following close behind these counties in Homicide cases.

The counties with the highest Assault arrests (1,000 or More Assault Cases per county) were Fayette, Jefferson, Hardin, Daviess, McCracken, and Warren with many other counties following close behind these counties in Assault cases.

The Drug epidemic is the fruit of this criminal element’s root that we all see. The counties with the highest Assault arrests (1,000 or More Drug Related Cases per county) were Fayette, Jefferson, Madison, Bell, Pike, Campbell, Kenton, Boone, Hardin, Daviess, Warren, and McCracken with many other counties following close behind these counties in illegal Drug related cases.

The counties with the highest Rape arrests (100 or More Rape Cases per county) were Fayette, Knott, Boone, Campbell, Kenton, Madison, Jefferson, Hardin, Edmonson, Warren, Daviess, and McCracken with many other counties following close behind these counties in Rape related cases.

What Counties Are Mentioned in all of the Above Cases? These will be the counties Law Enforcement Needs to Focus On in Kentucky Because These Counties Are the Most Dangerous Counties in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. These are the “Hot Spots” for crime, criminal activity, and likely organized criminal organizations that are operating in these general locations.

  1. FAYETTE COUNTY
  2. JEFFERSON COUNTY
  3. HARDIN COUNTY

What are the Second most dangerous Counties in Kentucky? These Counties are mentioned in three of the above case reports (Drugs, Homicide, Rape, Assault).

  1. DAVIESS COUNTY
  2. MCCRACKEN COUNTY
  3. WARREN COUNTY

Also, based upon this data, the following Counties are dangerous in Kentucky.

  • BOONE COUNTY
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY
  • KENTON COUNTY
  • MADISON COUNTY

 

 

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