City Of Horse Cave 

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For Emergencies, dial 911

Non-emergencies, 270-524-0011
For Message ONLY Tip LIne, dial_(270)786-4357  
All request for Horse Cave Police Dept assistance must be logged through dispatch at the phone numbers above.  
Do not call City Hall for police assistance.  
Mailing Address: 
Horse Cave Police Dept
P.O. Box 326
Horse Cave, KY.  42749


The primary mission of our department is to provide around the clock service to the city in an effort to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of persons and property, prevent crime, and provide assistance to citizens in any situation.

Members of our police department understand that the citizens have a right to expect the best from us, and we work very hard to live up to these expectations.  All of our officers are fully certified and dedicated to serving and protecting the Community of Horse Cave and its citizens.

Any comments or concerns, please contact  Chief Heather Childress:
Chief Heather Childress         
Officer Derrick Murphy
 Officer Eddie Dockery
Officer Tim Highbaugh (PT)
Officer Rodney Sponhouse
Officer David Houchens (Caverna SRO)

Serving the Community