Police Department

A Message from Chief Steve Schmidt

At the Shepherdsville Police Department, we believe in the power of community partnerships, forward thinking, and unwavering professionalism. Together, we are more than a team of police officers. We are a dedicated force committed to the safety and well-being of our city.

Community Partnerships

We understand that a safer Shepherdsville is built through collaboration with our residents, businesses, and local organizations. As your Police Chief, I am proud to lead a department that values these partnerships as essential to our mission. Together, we can face any challenge and protect what matters most—our community.

Forward Thinking

In the ever-evolving landscape of emergency response, we stay ahead by embracing forward-thinking strategies and cutting-edge techniques. We continuously invest in training and technology to ensure that our police officers are prepared for any situation. Your safety is our priority, and we are committed to delivering the highest level of service.


Our  police officers are more than just responders. They are dedicated professionals who serve with integrity and pride. As your Police Chief, I am honored to lead a team that embodies the highest standards of professionalism. When you see our badge, know that we are here to protect and serve, ensuring your peace of mind.

The Shepherdsville Police Department is more than just a service—it’s a promise. A promise to be there when you need us, a promise to protect our community, and a promise to lead with integrity. Thank you for allowing us the privilege of serving you.

Mission Statement

The Shepherdsville Police Department is committed to working with the community to instill public confidence in our agency by providing a professional level of service through a partnership with our citizens.

The community policing partnership draws people together to enhance the quality of life and the common good; a safe and peaceful community where individuals, families and businesses thrive.

We are committed to maintain respect for individual rights and human dignity regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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Vision Statement

The shepherdsville police department is committed to achieving the highest standards of professional ethics, performance and excellence. We are dedicated to the principles of community policing and to becoming one of the most progressive, innovative and professional police departments in the nation.

Values Statement

The Shepherdsville Police Department emphasizes the values of professionalism, respect, accountability, integrity and communication with all of our employees as we strive for excellence and continuous improvement.


We will be professional in our daily actions, our behavior and our performance to the department, its members and to the community we proudly serve.


We will treat citizens and co-workers with respect, regardless of the degree of respect we receive.


We will be held accountable for our actions, our behavior and our performance by the department, its members and the community we proudly serve.


We will be honorable, ethical and honest in our daily interaction with the department, its members and the community we proudly serve.


We will communicate effectively and courteously with our co-workers and the members of the community we proudly serve.

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