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​​​​The nine-member Prosecutors Advisory Council (PAC) consists of the Attorney General (chairperson), three Commonwealth's Attorneys, three County Attorneys and two citizen members. All members except the Attorney General are appointed by the Governor.

In association with the Office of the Attorney General, the Prosecutors Advisory Council:

  • Co-sponsors the annual Kentucky Prosecutors Conference, attended by more than 600 prosecutors and law enforcement officials;
  • Provides basic training courses for newly elected Commonwealth's and County Attorneys;
  • Sponsors the Kentucky Prosecutors Institute, a week-long trial skills course for new prosecutors;
  • Presides over the financial administration of the Unified Prosecutorial System, consisting of 177 Commonwealth's and County Attorneys and their employees; and
  • Oversees the preparation of the Child Sexual Abuse Prosecution Manual and the Data Collection Report.

Meeting Schedule

​​​​​​​​Unless otherwise noted, meetings will take place at 10:00 a.m. at the Office of the Attorney General East, 1024 Capitol Center Drive, Frankfort.

​February 14, 2018In conjuction with the County Attorney Association Meeting
Hilton, Downtown, Lexington​
​April 19, 2018
​June 14, 2018
​August 29, 2018​Kentucky Prosecutors Conference
Hyatt Regency, Lexington​
​October 18, 2018
​December 6, 2018


Prosecutors Advisory Council
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 200
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: 502-696-5500
Fax: 502-573-1009


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Council Members

Chairman — Hon. Andy Beshear, Attorney General

Commonwealth's Attorney Representatives

  • Hon. Chris Cohron, 8th Judicial Circuit, Bowling Green
  • Hon. Jackie Steele, 27th Judicial Circuit, London
  • Hon. Rob Sanders, 16th Judicial Circuit, Covington

County Attorney Representatives

  • Hon. Robert Neace, Boone County Attorney, Burlington
  • Hon. Martin Hatfield, Pulaski County Attorney, Somerset
  • Hon. Rodney Davis, Estill County Attorney, Irvine

Citizen Members

  • Aaron Dail, Murray
  • Grayson Smith, Salyersville

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