Sheriff’s Department

The Sheriff’s Department promotes public safety through service, education, integrity and professional demeanor.┬áThe Department strives to maintain the highest standards of excellence by utilizing training, knowledge, partnerships and technology to create a safe community for residents and those working/passing through McCracken County. The goals of the Department are to:

* Prevent, reduce, and deter crime,
* Enhance safety on the highways, streets and roads of the County by education and enforcement actions, and
* Protect individual liberties and rights.

For more information, please visit the official website of the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department.

Department Leadership:

Sheriff Matt Carter
Non-Emergency Phone Number: (270) 444-4719

Office Address:

300 Clarence Gains Street
Paducah, KY, 42003

Courthouse Hours

  • Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  • Sheriff’s Office: open until 5:30 p.m. on Monday
  • District Clerk: open until 5:30 p.m. on Monday
  • Circuit Clerk: open until 5:30 p.m. on Monday
  • County Clerk: open until 5:30 p.m. on Monday

Employee Information