45 W High St
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Chief Richardson was appointed Chief of Police in July of 2020. He previously served in the US Army as a Military Police Officer and as a patrolman with the Elizabethtown Police Department and both a patrolman and Sergeant with HPD.
SGT Avery was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in July, 2020. He came to HPD in November of 2019. He had served previously with the Hart County Sheriffs Office, Brownsville and Cave City Police Departments. Officer Avery has also served as a 911 dispatcher.
Officer Whitlow came to HPD in April of 2020. He had served previously as an officer with the Greensburg Police Department as well as a CSO with the Green County Sheriffs Office. Officer Whitlow is also a previous dispatcher and had the distinction of being elected as a Green County Constable in 2015-2017.
Officer Judd came to HPD in June of 2020. He served previously as a deputy with the Green County Sheriffs Officer and as an officer with the Greensburg PD. Officer Judd has also served as a 911 dispatcher.
School Resource Officer Kevin Bennett was selected to serve as Larue County's School resource officer in May of 2020. He previously served as a deputy with the Larue County Sheriffs Office and as an SRO with the Hardin County Sheriffs Office. Officer Bennett has also served as a 911 dispatcher.
Recruit Officer Sherrard is currently attending the police academy at the Department of Criminal Justice Training.
Officer Wood comes to us after serving with the Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division and the Larue County Sheriffs Office. Officer Wood will be a patrolman as well as the Dare Officer for Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.
Mr. Highbaugh is currently the departments clerk. He is also an assistant evidence tech and our IT "department."