Knox County, Kentucky Sheriff 's Office Joins Laurel Drug Interdiction Task Force

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: The Laurel County Sheriff's Office and the London Police Department welcome the Knox County Sheriff's Office as a member of the Laurel Drug Interdiction Task Force.

On Tuesday, February 13th, 2024, Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith made the ongoing cooperation between the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Laurel County Drug Interdiction Task Force official by signing a Memorandum of Understanding and officially becoming a member of the Task Force.


L to R: Laurel County Sheriff John Root, London City Police Chief Chuck Johnson, and Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith

The Laurel County Sheriff, Knox County Sheriff, and London PD have been corroborating for several months to attack the drug problem across county lines.

Sheriff Root, Sheriff Smith, and Chief Johnson have long recognized the need for increased cooperation amongst local agencies to combat the growing drug problem, and by making this partnership official, have taken that cooperation to the next level.

All parties look forward to the working closely together to provide the citizens of Knox and Laurel Counties with best drug enforcement program possible and making their communities safer!


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