Augustus to Run for McCracken County Constable
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - Eric Augustus has announced his candidacy for McCracken County Constable in the second district.

Augustus, a Democrat, has over 14 years of law enforcement training and experience with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, where he served as a special deputy. Three of those years, he served as a full time deputy.

Augustus is a nine year Army veteran, having served in combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with Valor. He served six years as a federal security police officer at the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in West Paducah.

Augustus is a former employee of the McCracken County Regional Jail and the Graves County Jail. He's currently employed as an armed federal security officer.

Augustus is a graduate of West Kentucky Community & Technical College with an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Criminal Justice, and a Certificate of Criminal Justice Core from West Kentucky Community & Technical College.

Augustus has served as a D.A.R.E Officer with the McCracken County Sheriff's Deparment and is a certified Crisis Intervention Officer. He's a 2005 graduate of the Department of Criminal Justice Training, where he served as class leader of his recruit class, and a 2007 graduate of the D.A.R.E Instructor Program, where he was awarded the Mentor Award.

Augustus is a Kentucky Colonel and a Duke of Paducah and an Associate member of the Kentucky Constable Association. He's also a life member of the VFW Post 111.

“Paducah and McCracken County is my home town and it’s in my heart to serve my community as I have faithfully served my country,” Augustus said. “I ask for your support and your vote in 2018.”


Published 02:30 PM, Sunday Jan. 07, 2018
Updated 08:51 AM, Sunday Jan. 07, 2018

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