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How Do I Report

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.

Crime / Crime Tip

If you are reporting an emergency situation, call 9-1-1.

If you are reporting an active crime or issue, please call, 502-893-9000.

Please use the form below to inform police of a crime which reoccurs, or you have information regarding a crime.

Vehicle Collision

If the collision involves injuries, dial 9-1-1.
If the collision is a non-injury accident, dial 502-893-9000.

If the police did not respond to your accident, you may fill out a Civilian Collision Report through the Kentucky State Police. Click on the link for more information.

Report a Solicitor

Telephone the St. Matthews Police Department dispatcher at (502) 893-9000.

You will need to provide the location, physical description, along with the direction of movement of the solicitor being reported. It is not necessary for you to give your name.

Any occupant of a residence may place near his/her door a clearly visible notice such as “NO SOLICITORS INVITED.” Any solicitor who ignores this notice is in violation of the city ordinance and should be reported immediately to the St. Matthews police department.

Every person desiring to engage in soliciting in the City of St. Matthews, must have a St. Matthews Certificate of Registration. Such certificate shall be carried by the solicitor along with the required Louisville Metro certificate and shall be displayed upon request.

All citizens are encouraged to request that each individual solicitor produce both of these documents. NOTE: Corporate or blanket business certificates are not valid documents.

Detailed information on Solicitor Certificates, to view the City of St. Matthews Solicitation Ordinance, or access the Solicitor Certificate form.

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.