HPD is dedicated to the safety and security of our communities children. We employ a full time police officer that is dedicated year round as the School Resource Officer for Larue County Schools.
The Hodgenville Police Department School Resource Officer (SRO) is dedicated to addressing a safe school environment by providing law enforcement services at all Larue County Schools.
i. Act as liaisons between the school district and the police department.
ii. Respond to criminal activity and disturbances on school property.
iii. Promote positive relationships between police officers, students, staff, faculty, parents and legal guardians.
iv. Mentor, educate and provide law enforcement services to students, faculty and staff.
Officer Bennett started his law enforcement career with the Larue County Sheriffs Office in 2014. In 2019 he took a position as an SRO with the Hardin County Sheriffs Department where he was assigned as the SRO for Bluegrass Middle School as well as both New Highland and Heartland Elementary Schools. Kevin was selected by HPD in May to assume SRO duties for all Larue County Schools.