Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Members to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, September 27, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed four members to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.

B. J. Honeycutt, of Park City, is the sheriff of Edmonson County.  He attended Western Kentucky University and is married to Tammie Honeycutt.

Steven W. Sparrow, of La Grange, is the sheriff of Oldham County.  He is a member of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association Board of Directors and the National Sheriffs’ Association, serving on the Domestic Violence and Juvenile Justice Committees.  He is a graduate of the National Sheriffs’ Institute and is married to Dotty Sparrow.

Keith R. Cain, of Owensboro, is the sheriff of Daviess County.  He received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Kentucky Wesleyan College and a master’s degree in education from Western Kentucky University.  He is an adjunct instructor for Owensboro Community and Technical College and is a member of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association.  He is married to Tamara Cain.

Gene Hollon, of London, is the sheriff of Laurel County.  Hollon is a member of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association, the National Sheriffs’ Association and the Fraternal Order of Police.  He is married to Edna M. Hollon.

The Kentucky Law Enforcement Council governs training for all of the state’s law enforcement.  The council is made up of 11 members appointed by the governor for four-year terms, as well as nine others who are members by virtue of their offices.  The council is charged with certifying or approving law enforcement training schools, training instructors and curriculum, as well as administering the Peace Officer Professional Standards certification process and monitoring the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund.