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Two fallen London Police officers will be remembered daily and will provide inspiration to other officers, thanks to a memorial wall that was dedicated Monday at the police department.   The memorial wall honors the service and sacrifice of Lt. Travis Hurley and Sgt. Logan Medlock, who died last year. Lt. Hurley lost a heroic…
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Driving under the influence

A Hyden man found slumped over in a vehicle on the side of Hal Rogers Parkway on February 28, 2023 was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence and other charges.   Derek Blake Adams, 30, of Owls Nest Road in Hyden, was arrested by London Police Sergeant Troy Truett at 9:05 a.m.…
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Large sum of money returned to rightful owner

Laurel County Sheriff John Root and London City Police Chief Chuck Johnson announce that: On 02/07/2023 Laurel County Drug Interdiction Task Force members contacted Tyson Mitchell age 50 of Louisville, KY at the 49er Fuel Center. Officers recognized Mitchell from a prior contact and knew that he was operating on a suspended license. Officers approached…
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PD takes delivery of new Dodge Durangos

The London Police Department recently took delivery of two 2023 Dodge Durango patrol units to replace vehicles no longer in service. The new vehicles also have an updated graphics package for the police department. Pictured are Lt. Travis Couch, Bill Jones with Don Franklin Automotive who provided the vehicles, and Sgt. Troy Truett.
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