Hopkinsville Police Department

  • Agency: Hopkinsville Police Department
  • Address: 101 North Main Street, Hopkinsville, 42240 KY
  • Chief: Colonel Guy Howie (Chief of Police)
Phone: (270) 890-1500
Fax: (270) 890-1513

Hopkinsville Police Department is located at 101 North Main Street, Hopkinsville, 42240 KY. The Chief of Police of the department is Colonel Guy Howie. The Hopkinsville Police Department phone number is (270) 890-1500.

Hopkinsville Police Department News

Congratulation to Chief Clayton Sumner and Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery for being honored with state appointments. Governor Matt Bevin appointed Police Chief Sumner to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council as the Chiefs of Police representative. Chief Sumner will hold the post until July 1, 2020.

THE CITY OF HOPKINSVILLE will be posting later today a Job Opportunity on the city website, listed below. Public Safety Officer (Non-Sworn) $30,406 starting salary The Police Public Safety Officer is a non-sworn position responsible for performing non-hazardous and non-emergency calls for service and assisting police officers with routine duties. Handles crowd control at parades, street fairs, sports events, and other special events. May also be called to testify in court, assist citizens and monitor parking lots for parking violators. Minimum qualifications include graduate of an accredited high school or GED. Will be required to attend and must successfully complete 120 hours of appropriate training certified by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council. Requires evening and weekend hours of work. Applications are available at www.hopkinsvilleky.us under Job Opportunities, or the Kentucky Career Center, at 110 Riverfront Drive, Hopkinsville, KY, or the Hopkinsville Municipal Center, 715 South Virginia Street, Hopkinsville, KY and must be submitted no later than 4:00pm, Friday, November 30, 2018. The City of Hopkinsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We want to thank Kassandra, Addeline, Tyler and Jace, who brought some Twinkies for HPD officers to enjoy as a "Thank You". We really appreciate them and the time you took to bring them.

A message from Chief Clayton Sumner Now that the elections are officially complete. I want to send a special congratulations to two, about to be former Hopkinsville Police Officers. I want to publicly congratulate HPD Officer Jason Barnes and HPD Lieutenant Tyler DeArmond. Jason was elected to be the next Trigg County Sheriff, while Tyler was elected to serve as the next Christian County Sheriff. There is no doubt in my mind that both of these gentlemen will be doing great things for their agency and communities. The Hopkinsville Police Department works diligently every day to provide the citizens of Hopkinsville with the outstanding service they deserve. Within the Hopkinsville Police Department we are molding future community leaders every day, just like the two individuals pictured below. If you are interested in one day joining the Hopkinsville Police Department and serving your community, while continuously being pushed toward personal growth, please watch closely for hiring information that is always posted on the city web page at www.hoptown.org under the job opportunities tab. Thank you for allowing us to serve you! And once again, congratulations Officer Barnes and Lieutenant DeArmond.

If you know where they are call Crime Stoppers at 270-887-TIPS.

We want to thank Ms. Lynn Pryor for donating these drug deactivation kits. These kits are one more tool we can use to properly dispose of prescription medication.

If you know where they are call Crime Stoppers for your reward.

Come join everyone for the ribbon cutting tomorrow.

Congratulations to Officer Jonathan Sholar who was selected as the Employee of the Quarter. Officer Sholar works hard everyday to provide the best customer service to the citizens of Hopkinsville. He is pictured here receiving his recognition from Mayor Carter Hendricks.

Officer's were invited to be guest judges at the Hillcrest Baptist Church Chili Cook off over the weekend. Absolutely, we had a great time tasting 25 different recipes and the best part, we also had the opportunity to taste test 24 different dessert dishes. Yum!!! We had a great time, Thank You.

**UPDATED-LOCATED*** Missing Juvenile/Runaway Police need your help locating a missing juvenile/runaway, 17 year old Ciara Patterson. Ciara was last seen around 6:30 p.m., on October 16th at her residence, in the 2700 block of Florence Street. It is unclear where Ciara might be at this time and it is unknown what she is wearing. Police are asking if you know of her whereabouts to contact police immediately.

Our thoughts are with the Guthrie Police Department and the Humble Family right now. Chief Humble lost his battle with cancer today but will forever be in our hearts. Rest easy to our brother and friend.

Police want to make citizens aware of a scam we were contacted on. The person calling us said they received a call from a subject pretending to be a family member in another state. The family member told them they had been arrested out of town and asked for a substantial amount of money to get out of jail. The family member told the victim not to tell anyone and even had a female posing as a police officer get on the phon. This female also told the victim not to tell anyone. The victim was then told to send cash through a postal service to another location. If you encounter a situation like this, please know they should not ask you to send cash and they won't tell you to keep the issue quiet. If you encounter a situation like this please verify the information first or contact someone to help verify the information provided to you.

Detectives need your help to identify this suspect. The subject in this video can be seen breaking into an unlocked car. If you know who this person is please call Detective Sears at (270) 890-1521.

Police are needing your help in identifying the suspect in this video. The suspect can be seen breaking into a Dollar General Store in Hopkinsville. If you know who the suspect is contact Detective Luckingham at (270) 890-1509.

If you know where they are call Crime Stoppers at 270-887-TIPS.

We want to thank the “Cookies for a Cop” organization for bringing cookies for our officers. We are truly thankful for those that show support for the work our men and women do each and every day.

**UPDATE-LOCATED*** Missing Juvenile/Runaway Police need your help locating a missing juvenile/runaway, 14 year old Jessica Gilkey. Jessica was last seen around 10:00 p.m., on October 12th at her residence, in the 300 block of North Iris. It is unclear where Jessica might be at this time and it is unknown what she is wearing. Police are asking if you know of her whereabouts to contact police immediately.

If you know where they are call Crime Stoppers at 270-887-TIPS (8477).

The Hopkinsville Police Department K-9 unit welcomes two new additions. Officer Rios recently graduated from K9 school and was assigned K9 Athos a dual purpose drug detector dog. K9 Brutus was recently adopted from Ft Campbell and will serve as a dual purpose explosive detector dog. He is assigned to Sgt Rodriguez. Whether locating a large amount of narcotics in a vehicle, tracking and apprehending a suspect, or searching for a missing child, these K9’s remain an invaluable part of the department. @ Hopkinsville Police Department

Tickets are limited so pick up yours before they run out. We will see everyone Saturday!

John Laster of Elkton Animal Clinic and Rob Jorgerson with K9 QRF donated a stocked K9 medical bag filled with life saving supplies for a K9 Team. They also donated energy food items to the K9 handlers. We are very grateful for this donation and thankful for this kind gesture.

Officer spent some time hanging out with the MLK Elementary school during field day fun at Debow Park. They had so much energy and we had a blast!