Owen County Sheriff's Office

Mark Bess, Sheriff

102 N. Madison St.

Owenton, KY 40359

Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday

The sheriff serves as a law enforcement official, collects the county property taxes, provides court security and other services required by statute. The sheriff and his deputies provide 24-hour patrol and are dispatched through Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg. In case of an emergency, dial 911. 

It is the Mission of the Owen County Sheriff’s Office to provide quality law enforcement, court security, and civil services to the citizens and visitors of Owen County. We are dedicated to conducting ourselves in a manner respectful of the trust that has been placed upon us. We are dedicated to this mission and the people we serve to ensure that Owen County is a safe place to live, work, and visit.