PPOOL 2 500

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/17/13) – Hopkins County Attorney, Todd P’Pool, recently launched a County Attorney Traffic Safety (CATS) program which allows traffic violators charged with simple traffic offenses to complete an online safety course for a fee.

The fees generated from the program are used to supplement the operating expenses for the Hopkins County Attorney’s Office in the face of a declining state budget. P’Pool has also chosen to invest remaining funds from the program into Hopkins County.
“As the Hopkins County Attorney, I believe that education and public safety should be top priorities in our community,” said Todd P’Pool.
Earlier this week the County Attorney’s Office purchased new equipment for the Kentucky State Police.
“Unfortunately, the men and women on the front lines of public safety often times have insufficient means to purchase necessary equipment. To alleviate the burden of a declining state budget, I have chosen to assist our local law enforcement agencies with some of these additional funds.” Said P’Pool.
To date, the agency has invested in the Madisonville Police Department to help establish a new K9 unit; Family Traditions, a company that provides books to local elementary schools; Trooper Island, a program of public service to the youth of Hopkins County; and Junior Achievement of Hopkins County, a program that teaches work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to the 5th and 6th grade students in Hopkins County to name a few.
SurfKY News
Information provided by Robin Murray
e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

September 30, 2015 9959

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News
October 01, 2015 6666

UPDATE: Madisonville Woman Charged after Bank…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 29, 2015 5825

UPDATED: Witness Describes Crash at Dawson…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 28, 2015 4478

Woman Charged with Methamphetamine Possession…

by SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 4019

Four Arrested After Allegedly Exposing Children…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 04, 2015 35124

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
September 16, 2015 12022

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 02, 2015 1582

Mahr Park Project Manager Describes Present,…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 1432

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 1311

KSP Post 2 Welcomes New Commander

by SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 1203

KSP Arrests Man On Gun Charge

by SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 1118

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 1099

Sinister On Center Horror House Begins Tonight in…

by SurfKY News
October 03, 2015 1039

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 822

Elkton Man Charged with Alleged Assault

by SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 788

‘Right-to-Try’ for Terminally Ill Kentuckians: A…

by SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 743

Gov. Beshear, Beam Officials Celebrate Urban…

by SurfKY News