Elizabethtown City Ambassador Program The Elizabethtown Police Department are excited to announce that the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (CPAAA) is launching a city ambassador program! By partnering with the Tourism and Convention bureau and the E’town Sports Park, CPAA volunteers will be staffed at sporting events, community events, and other tourism venues. These volunteers…

 Police Searching for Suspects Accused of 12 Vehicle Break-ins   Elizabethtown police are searching for suspects responsible for “smash and grab” thefts from multiple parked vehicles. Local authorities say they responded to 12 reports of theft from automobiles. Six reports came from the Freeman Lake area, while the six other reports were from the University…

Upcoming Elizabethtown Police Department Events Elizabethtown Police Officers John Thomas and Josh Richardson, stopped by our office today to discuss some pretty exciting events that Elizabethtown Police Department has coming up soon. Check out our interview with them discussing these upcoming events! Community Shred Event: Would you like to get ride of all of your…

Hardin County Inmate Escapes Detention Center An inmate at the Hardin County Detention Center has escaped this morning while being moved from the work release center, for a medical evaluation, according to authorities. Jake Wenell Embry Jr., 45, escaped on foot into a wooded area behind the Detention Center, and headed towards Glendale. Embry was…

Elizabethtown Police Department Media Release – Arson Arrest Tracy Schiller, Chief Of Police “On April 17, 2017, the Elizabethtown Police Department began investigating three suspicious fires that occurred within a close time frame in the area of Central Avenue and East Brown Street in Elizabethtown. On 03-26-17, a fire was started in the front lawn…

ELIZABETHTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT MEDIA RELEASE Grandfather Abuses Child in Elizabethtown Motel On 04-10- 2017, social services asked for the Elizabethtown Police Department to assist in investigating a child abuse case that occurred at the E’town Motel. The case involved a 5 year old victim and her grandfather , identified as 58 year-old Ramanbhai Patel. An…

Authorities trying to locate escaped Hardin County inmate By WDRB LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Hardin County inmate has escaped — and now authorities are trying to find him. According to a news release from the jail, inmate Kenneth Townsend walked away from an assigned work detail at Helping Hands of Hope — an Elizabethtown organization that…

Media Release: Auto Accident Between 31W and Lincoln Parkway From: Tracy Schiller, Chief of Police The following is a media release from the Elizabethtown Police Department, following an automobile accident between 31W and Lincoln Prkwy. On 03-21- 2017 around 1:38 in the afternoon, the Elizabethtown Police Department received a call of a serious injury collision…