TOMPKINSVILLE POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF A FEMALE UNDER THE AGE OF 12
(COP WATCH NEWS) A Tompkinsville police officer is convicted of first degree sexual abuse.
Monroe Circuit Court documents show 58-year-old Darrell Ford was convicted Tuesday, of the sexual abuse of a female victim under twelve years of age.
The jury recommended a sentence of ten years in the state penitentiary.
The court directed that a comprehensive sex offender pre-sentence evaluation be submitted, with final sentencing set for September 19.
Darrell Ford is the brother of Tompkinsville Police Chief Dale Ford – 26 July 2012.