270.821.5661   | Offices at 56 N Main St Madisonville, KY 42431
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COURT SECURITY

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Court Security division is responsible for all security aspects of the Hopkins County Justice Center to include ensuring the judges, judicial staff, court employees and general public visiting the justice center are safe. Court Security Officers are also responsible for the following:

- Daily movement and transportation of prisoners scheduled for court appearances
- Maintaining order in the courts and in the Justice Center
- Serving warrants and other court papers on individuals appearing in court
- Providing security to members of a jury
- Ensuring no weapons are brought into the Justice Center
- Ensuring the public complies with rules of the Justice Center
- Securing doorways
- Managing metal detectors
- Patrolling hallways to check for potential suspicious activity