State Troopers Respond to Eastern Kentucky Flooding / How to Report Missing Persons

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FRANKFORT, KY (July 28, 2022) - The Kentucky State Police is working diligently to respond to areas of Eastern Kentucky affected by extreme flooding. Post 13, Hazard, as well as other Post phone lines, are dealing with a high volume of incoming calls.

Troopers continue to work to preserve life and conduct rescue missions, and they remain committed to assisting those in need.  Please dial 911 only if you have an emergency. 

Please only attempt to call the appropriate phone number listed below:

If you wish to report a missing loved one in the counties of Breathitt, Perry, Knott, Letcher or Leslie counties, contact Post 13 Hazard at 606-435-6069.

If you wish to report a missing loved one in the counties of Magoffin, Johnson, Martin, Floyd, or Pike counties, contact Post 9 Pikeville at 606-433-7711

If you wish to report a missing loved one in the counties of Jackson, Owsley, or Lee counties, contact Post 7 Richmond at 859-623-2404

If you wish to report a missing loved one in the counties of Wolfe or Morgan counties, contact Post 8 Morehead at 606-784-4127

If you wish to report a missing loved one in Harlan County, contact Post 10 Harlan at 606-573-3131

Due to high call volume and to keep lines available for emergency response, KSP urges individuals to report a missing loved one by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include the following information:

  • Your name (first, last)
  • Your phone number
  • Missing loved ones name (first, last)
  • Missing loved ones county of residence
  • Missing loved ones description (gender, age, race, etc.) 
  • Missing loved ones home address, and phone number (if known).

This information will be forwarded to the appropriate KSP Post for further investigation.  

KSP is doing everything in its power to continue to provide services to all members of the community. During these times, preservation of life becomes paramount.

For more information on which Kentucky counties are served by each KSP Post, please visit http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post-locations.

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