1. Kenton County Jailer Terry Carl to Retire

    Kenton County Jailer Terry Carl advised Judge/Executive Kris Knochelmann that he is retiring, effective December 31, 2020. Read on...
  2. About the Detention Center

    The Commonwealth of Kentucky is the only state in the union that elects a County Jailer as a bi-partisan constitutional officer. Read More
  3. Commissary

    Care-a-Cell has been providing care packages to inmates in county, city and state correctional facilities since 2003. All of the products for the inmate care packages are pre-approved to ensure the required security standards are met. Additional Info...
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Mission Statement

The Kenton County Jailer and Deputies strive to make the Jail a Community Institution, in which we exercise fiscal responsibility, reasonable conditions of confinement, service to the People, and an unwavering commitment to Public Safety.