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The Stanford Police Department is now accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy.  Applications may be printed by clicking on the below link and are due by Tuesday, September 12, 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by September 16, 2022.
You must be 18 years of age or older and a resident of Lincoln County to attend.
Classes will begin September 19, 2022 at 6pm and will meet every Monday from 6pm-8pm with the last class being November 7, 2022.
Applications may be dropped off at the PD, City Hall or mailed to 305 East Main Street, Stanford, KY 40484.
​The City of Stanford Ordinances are now codified and available online. 
Go to City Departments>Police Department tab and click on the link 
​in the information box on the right of the page.
Effective March 18, 2021 the Stanford City Council passed an Economic Incentive Ordinance for new and existing businesses located within the City limits of Stanford. For further information click the below link or contact City Hall at (606)365-4500.


Accident Reports are now being made available by going to BuyCrash.  More detailed information can be found by clicking on the City Departments tab at the top of this page and then selecting Police Department in the left hand column.



Our online bill pay function is available through our website at  All license, taxes and fees can be paid online and receipts and license will be emailed or mailed.  There is a 2.75% processing fee added to all online payments. Payments may also be dropped off in the drop box located on the front porch of City Hall. 


Photo Credit: Brian Duncan