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The St. Matthews Police Department wants to better serve you by keeping you informed. We have created this section to help you navigate some of the frequently asked questions and details of services we provide. Please select one of the links listed in the left column of this page to locate your subject of interest.

Concealed Carry

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office provides concealed carry permits. The link below provides information on the process.

SMPD Employment

St. Matthews is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The employment philosophy of St. Matthews stresses the need to employ and promote the best qualified person to do a job.

Minimum Requirements:
Applicants must have 5 years of police experience and meet, or have the ability to meet, the requirements of the Peace Officer Professional Standards (POPS) Act administered by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.

SMPD Citizens Academy

The Citizens’ Police Academy provides an opportunity to educate the public on the police services and procedures employed by the St. Matthews Police Department. The Citizens Police Academy is an 8-week program designed to provide better understanding between citizens and the police through education.

Please click on the link below to apply for a session.

Register for the City of St. Matthews free Reach Alert Notification System! If you wish to receive valuable alerts and reminders from the City, simply click THIS LINK.