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How to report a crime to LMPD

Call or email LMPD to report a variety of crimes or suspicious or bothersome activity within Louisville Metro. (Source: WAVE 3 News) Call or email LMPD to report a variety of crimes or suspicious or bothersome activity within Louisville Metro. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It is the mission of the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) to deliver professional, effective services, fairly and ethically at all times to all people in order to prevent crime, control crime and enhance the overall quality of life for citizens and visitors. The agency encourages and promotes community involvement on all levels to achieve these ends.

Below is a list of numbers to call or emails to use to report a variety of crimes or suspicious or bothersome activity within Louisville Metro. (Call 911 in the event of an emergency.)

  • Drug activity: Call the anonymous LMPD crime tip hotline at 502-574-LMPD (5673).
  • Prostitution: Call the anonymous LMPD crime tip hotline at 502-574-LMPD (5673) or toll-free at 866-649-4479.
  • Illegal dumping: To report illegal dumping in progress, call LMPD at 502-574-7111 or 502-574-2111. To report dumping that has already occurred, call MetroCall at 502-574-5000 or 311 or email them
  • Noise complaint: Call LMPD at 502-574-7111 or 502-574-2111.
  • Abandoned vehicles on public or private property: Call MetroCALL at 502-574-5000 or 311 or email them.
  • Illegally parked car: If a vehicle is parked illegally on a street or alley and is blocking the flow of traffic, access to a driveway or is in a loading or no parking zone, call LMPD at 502-574-7111 or 502-574-2111. To report illegally parked vehicles on private property, contact MetroCALL at 502-574-5000 or 311 or email them.
  • People going in and out of an abandoned building: Call LMPD at 502-574-7111 or 502-574-2111.
  • Children playing in the street: Call LMPD at 502-574-7111 or 502-574-2111. 
  • To get police to monitor speeding in your neighborhood: Call MetroCall at 502-574-5000 or 311 or call your local police division.

In addition, mobile users can download the free Louisville 311 and MSD app. iPhone users, tap here. Android users, tap here.

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