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Chief of Police Clayton Sumner
Hopkinsville Police Department
101 North Main Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Phone: (270) 890-1500
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Officer Phillip Meacham of the Hopkinsville Police Department was shot and killed by a man impersonating a police officer. The man had attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Officer Meacham, who was off-duty, driving his personal car. Officer Meacham is the 20th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2018 and the second from the state of Kentucky.