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SHERIFF MATT SANDERSON


Sheriff Sanderson

Sheriff Matt Sanderson was born and raised here in Hopkins County, Kentucky. He is the son of Sid and the late Lucy Sanderson who were also born and raised here. Matt is married to Amy and they have two children, Abbey and Will.

Education:

  • Madisonville North Hopkins High School

  • Madisonville Community College
    Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

  • Murray State University
    Bachelor of Independent Studies (Human Services emphasis)

Work Experience:

  • Manufacturer’s Supply Co. Inc.
    Purchasing
    Managing

  • Madisonville Police Department- 1998 to 2008
    Patrolman
    School Resource Officer
    Field Training Officer
    Detective
    Patrol Sergeant
    Criminal Investigations Commander

  • Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office- 2008 to present
    Deputy
    Detective
    Serving as Sheriff since January 2015