Departments

The following is a list of Departments in Kenton County:

Elizabeth Cochran • Director 
1020 Mary Laidley Dr.,
Covington, Kentucky 41017
Phone: 859-356-7400  

County Dispatch
Tommy Thompson • Executive Director of Emergency Communications
11777 Madison Pike
Independence, Kentucky 41051
Phone: 859.356.3191   

Detention Center
Jailer Terry Carl
Detention Center 3000 Decker Crane Lane
Covington, Kentucky 41017
Phone: 859.363.2400

3908 Richardson Road
Independence, Kentucky 41051
Phone:  859.371.3200

Steve Hensley • Director
303 Court Street
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Phone: 859.392.1488

Joe Shriver • County Administrator
303 Court Street
2nd Floor Room 205
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Phone: 859.392.1400

Wayne Speigel • Human Services/Grant Administrator
303 Court Street
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Phone: 859.392.1400

Fred McKinley • Director
303 Court Street
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Phone: 859.392.1474

Occupational License
Robert Reinecke • Manager
303 Court Street
Room 311
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Phone:  859.392.1440

Scott Gunning • Director 
3902 Richardson Road  
Independence, Kentucky 41051 
Phone: 859.525.PLAY (7529)

Spike Jones • Police Chief
11777 Madison Pike
Independence, Kentucky 41051
Phone: 859.392.1940

Nick Hendrix • Public Works Director
420 Independence Station Road
Independence, Kentucky 41051
Phone: 859.392.1920   

Roy Cox • Treasurer
303 Court Street
Room 205
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Phone: 859.392.1420