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This website was designed by Louisville, Kentucky Metro Police Robbery Detectives to help solve business holdups in the Louisville area through community involvement.

Under Kentucky law, KRS 515.020 defines Robbery in the First Degree as follows:

(1) A person is guilty of robbery in the first degree when, in the course of committing a theft, he uses or threatens the immediate use of physical force upon another person with intent to accomplish the theft and when he:
(a) Causes physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime; or
(b) Is armed with a deadly weapon; or
(c) Uses or threatens the immediate use of a dangerous instrument upon any person who is not a              participant in the crime.
(2) Robbery in the first degree is a Class B felony punishable by 10 to 20 years in the penitentiary.

The LMPD Robbery Unit only investigates robberies which occur to armored cars, employees robbed while making bank deposits for a commercial business and robberies that occur on the premises of permanently-established commercial businesses in which the business cash, narcotics or merchandise is the target of the underlying theft.
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Street robberies, home invasions, carjackings, and robberies in which the victim of the crime is an individual or delivery driver are all investigated by detectives within each division.  Home burglaries, auto thefts, break-ins to autos and thefts are also handled at the division level.  If you are the victim of such a crime, you will need to contact the division detective office where the incident took place.  Division phone numbers are as follows:

1st Division (Downtown, Portland):  574-7167
2nd Division (Russell, West End):  574-2478
3rd Division (PRP, Fairdale, Valley Station, Shively):  574-2135
4th Division (Germantown, Old Louisville, South End):  574-7010
5th Division (Clifton, Highlands, Cherokee):  574-7636
6th Division (Edgewood, Newburg, Camp Taylor):  574-2187
7th Division (Okolona, Fern Creek):  574-2133
8th Division (Prospect, Middletown, East End):  574-2258

Anonymous Crime Tip Line:  574-LMPD
Non-Emergency Dispatch:  574-2111
Louisville Area Code is 502.