Frank Latham

Hopkins County Sheriff Frank Latham is denying he threatened Madisonville Police Department officers with indictments as alleged in a cease and desist request from the county attorney.

The Hopkins County Sheriff's Department and MPD were at loggerheads earlier this month over jurisdiction issues.

Hopkins County Attorney Todd P’Pool has slapped Sheriff Frank Latham with a cease and desist request after allegedly threatening legal action against the Madisonville Police Department over jurisdiction gripes.


The Kentucky State Police and local sheriff departments are stretching their staffs to cover a shortfall in local law enforcement presence.