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Hopkinsville Police Department
Hopkinsville Police Department
Hopkinsville Police Department

It is the mission of the Hopkinsville Police Department to enhance the quality of life in our city by working in partnership with the citizens, businesses and other government agencies to safeguard life and property, aggressively and fairly enforce the laws, and through collaboration solve community problems.

Our Values - PRIDE

Professionalism: we are committed to the highest level of service with character, spirit, and honor.

Respect: we are committed to treating all persons in a fair, dignified, and courteous manner.

Integrity: we commit ourselves to the highest level of moral and ethical conduct.

Diversity: we are committed to respecting individual differences and cultures while providing fair and equal treatment for all.

Excellence: we are committed to providing exceptional levels of service, technology, equipment and police development.

The Hopkinsville Police Department consist of 78 full time sworn peace officers, and 30 civilian employees. HPD has many different sections inside of itself, such as the K9 Unit; Traffic Unit; SWAT Team; Electronic Crimes Unit dealing mainly with Internet Crimes against Children; School Resource Officers, Animal Control, Dispatch Section, Special Investigation Unit, Public Safety Officers, Detective Section and others. 

We would also like to invite everyone to sign up to take part in our Citizens' Police Academy. Our next class schedule is August 20, 2015 to October 15, 2015, meeting every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the MSU Hopkinsville building. We will begin taking applications on May 18, 2015. Applications are available at the city web page or at HPD. 

Topics covered:
WEEK #1 08/20/15 - INTRO/ ADMIN
                               08/29/15 - SATURDAY @ RANGE FROM 
                               9AM to 12PM - Range Staff
WEEK #3 09/03/15 - INTRO TO PATROL AND USE OF                                              FORCE/CRIME STOPPERS
WEEK#6  09/24/15 - SIU AND TOUR OF ECC
WEEK#8  10/08/15 - SWAT/DEMOS 
WEEK#9  10/15/15 - Banquet for CPA. Location TBA