Police News

  • City Curfew Ordinance 130.02 August 16, 2018

    The Highland Heights Police Department would like to provide the ordinance to our city curfew for all persons under the age of 17. It is important for you and your family to know what the law says, the exemptions, the penalty for this ordinance. For more information, please see our City Ordinances section located under the 'Community' tab.

    Curfew for Minors -

    (A) It is a curfew violation for a child 13 – 17 years of age to be in a public place:

    (a) After 1:00 a.m. and before 5:00 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday

    (b) After midnight on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

    (c) Before 5:00 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

    (B) It is a curfew violation for a child under thirteen (13) years of age to be in a public place after 11:00 p.m. or

    before 6:00 a.m. on any day

    Exemptions -

    (C) This section does not apply to a child who is:

    (1) Accompanied by his parent, guardian, or custodian;

    (2) Accompanied by an adult specified by his parent, guardian, or custodian;

    (3) Carrying out an errand or other lawful activity as directed by his parent, guardian, or custodian; or

    (4) Participating in, going to, or returning from:

    (a) Lawful employment; or

    (b) A lawful athletic, educational, entertainment, religious, or social event

    Penalty -

    (A) Any child violating division (A) of this section shall be subject to the procedures and penalties provided for

    by the State Unified Juvenile Code

    (B) Any parent, guardian, or person having legal custody of a child who violates any provision of division (A) of

    this section may be subject to the financial penalty provided for in KRS 610.180

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  • IRS Phone Scam August 15, 2018

    Scammers prey on victims by saying they owe the IRS money. They insist victims pay immediately through a pre-loaded credit card or wire transfer to avoid arrest. Don't be a victim!

    REMEMBER:

    1. The IRS will never call to demand immediate payment, nor will the agency call about taxes owed without first having mailed you a bill
    2. The IRS will never demand that you pay taxes without giving you the opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe
    3. The IRS will never require you to use a specific payment method for your taxes, such as a prepaid debit card
    4. The IRS will never ask for credit or debit card numbers, PINs, passwords, or similar confidential access information over the phone
    5. The IRS will never threaten to bring local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you arrested for not paying

    For more information https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-scamsconsumer-alerts

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  • 2018 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign August 14, 2018

    Drunk driving is a deadly epidemic that takes the lives of more than 10,000 people each year, on average. The Highland Heights Police Department will be taking an active role in preventing and arresting impaired drivers to help avoid crashes.

    The 2018 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign begins August 17th and will last until September 3rd; however, the HHPD always makes a conscious effort to crack down on impaired drivers. If you have any reason to believe someone is driving under the influence, do not hesitate to call the police; it just might save someone's life!

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  • Police Personnel Special Recognition March 3, 2017

     

    Lt. Amber Conrad and K9 Tiba has recertified as a team through the North American Police Work Dog Association.  This is a test that carries certification for a year and covers the narcotics odor of marijuana, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.

    Mark Wilke has completed and successfully passed the International Association of Arson Investigators Test for Fire Investigation Techinican.

    We are lucky to have such qualified people on our team.

     

     

     

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