Bowling Green Police Department


News & Announcements

BGPD Policies

Jun 5, 2020

In the interest of transparency and accountability with our citizens, the Bowling Green Police Department has decided to make its policies viewable to the public at:

Statement from BGPD: George Floyd

May 29, 2020

We know there is heightened interest across the nation about the actions of police officers in Minneapolis, MN during an arrest resulting in the heinous and unnecessary death of a man in their custody. Our prayers go out to the family of George Floyd as they try to process and grieve their loss.

Contact Us

Citizen Online Police Report

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 270-393-BGPD

911 Kentucky Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

7:30am - 4:30pm

What to Do During a Traffic Stop (Que debe hacer en una parada de control de tráfico)

What to Do During a Traffic Stop / Que debe hacer en una parada de control de tráfico

A public service announcement about proper procedures during a traffic stop.

Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch

The Bowling Green Police Department invites you to join in our Neighborhood Watch program. A Neighborhood Watch program has many rewards for you and your family, regardless of whether or not you live in a high crime area.

In Memory of David Whitson

In Memory of David Whitson

Police Officer David Whitson ended his watch on October 31, 2006. He was a Master Police Officer who served with the Bowling Green Police Department for 8 years.


South Central Kentucky Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers is a program which brings the public, the media, and the police together in the fight against crime.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

Amber Alert

Amber Alert

The AMBER Alert Program is a voluntary partnership between law-enforcement agencies, broadcasters, transportation agencies, and the wireless industry, to activate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child-abduction cases.

Victim Notification Program

Victim Notification Program

The 'Victim Notification Program' was established by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and seeks to notify registered victims and witnesses when a criminal alien is released from custody or removed.

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