Prudent Named West Frankfort Police Chief

WEST FRANKFORT – West Frankfort has a new police chief.

The West Frankfort City Council Tuesday night named John Prudent to the post.

Prudent became acting police chief after Police Chief Mike Irwin retired recently after serving in the role since late 2016 when he replaced Shawn Talutto.

Prudent will make $66,300 per year as police chief.