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Murray Police Department

Chief Samuel Bierds

Welcome to the Murray Police Department. As Murray Police Chief, I am proud to introduce to you an overview of services our police department offers the citizens of Murray and Calloway County. Throughout these webpages you will find that our police department is working toward a higher level of community partnership.

We continue to work toward being a more progressive and proactive agency and welcome community input. The Murray Police Department's highest priority is to maintain the safety and quality of life for all those visiting, working or living within the City of Murray. Our agency strives for the highest of standards in the field of community oriented policing. I invite you to visit the various links located on this page to learn more about our agency.

2023 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report

Crime Victim Rights

If you have any questions or comments feel free to contact me or any other officer at the Murray Police Department at (270) 753-1621 .

Chief Samuel Bierds

Murray Police Department
104 N. 5th St.
Murray, KY 42071


The Murray Police Department has been accredited by the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police since April 2007 and our Communications Center has been accredited since June of 2015. These accreditations are based on established sets professional standards for efficient and effective operations. To achieve and maintain accreditation, the Murray Police Department continuously examines all aspects of our operations, making conscious decisions about policies and procedures that fit the needs of our community. We continue to affirm our commitment to the implementation of progressive, community-oriented methods and policies.

Murray Police Department