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Eight Post 1 troopers awarded at KSP state ceremony

Eight Post 1 troopers awarded at KSP state ceremony
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By West Kentucky Star staff
Sep. 17, 2023 | FRANKFORT
By West Kentucky Star staff Sep. 17, 2023 | 07:57 AM | FRANKFORT
Last week in Frankfort, the Kentucky State Police honored 76 troopers and officers with awards presented for acts of bravery and service that took place in 2022.

Eight troopers and officers from Post 1 in western Kentucky were included in the honors.

Trooper Landon Stewart was named 2022 Post 1 Trooper of the Year.

Detective Adam Jones was named Post 1 Detective of the Year.

Trooper Sarah Burgess was named Public Affairs Officer of the Year.

Master Officer Mark Townsend was named Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Detective Janet Barnett received the KSP Citation for Meritorious Service.

Troopers Michael Ray, Lewie Dodd and Derek Scott received the Lifesaving Medal.

Last year, 940 KSP sworn officers responded to nearly 400,000 requests for assistance statewide.

A complete listing of award recipients can be found on the KSP website.
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