County Jailer

Jailer Adam Smith was elected and took office in January 2023.  Prior to becoming Jailer, he worked at the Hopkinsville Police Department for thirteen years, where he served in a variety of roles; patrolman, narcotics detective, patrol sergeant, narcotics sergeant, detective sergeant, patrol lieutenant and support services captain where he oversaw the detective division and the emergency communications center.

Jailer Smith has a bachelor's degree from Austin Peay State University and a masters degree in Public Administration from Murray State University.  Jailer Smith is also a graduate of the Administrative Officer's Course at the University of Louisville's Southern Police Institute.  He is a member of the Rotary Club and board member for CASA, Boys and Girls Club, and United Way.

Jailer Smith and his wife, Rachel, have two children, Adleigh and Miles, they reside in Hopkinsville.

The Christian County Jail exists to provide a sanitary, safe and secure environment where offenders who have been arrested and are awaiting judicial procedures, or those who have been convicted, may take advantage of rehabilitative programs designed to aide in their return to society.  By following Constitutional Law and regulations passed down from the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the Department of Corrections, the Christian County Jail provides ethical and humane standards of punishment to further deterrence while promoting education and rehabilitation of incarcerated offenders.
Jailer Adam Smith
410 West 7th Street
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
Phone: (270) 887-4152
Fax: (270) 887-4450
Email: [email protected]