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Kentucky State Police Appoint New Commander Of Campbellsburg Post

Date of News Release: 08/16/2006

An image of Captain Harney(FRANKFORT, KY) - Capt. Russell E. Harney has been named commander of Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg, effective August 16th. He replaces Capt. John Thorpe, who retired July 31st.

A 16-year veteran of KSP, Harney is a native and resident of Dry Ridge, Ky. His previous assignments include KSP posts in Dry Ridge, Richmond and Harlan. For the past three years, he has served as commander of the Human Resources Branch at KSP headquarters in Frankfort.

"I look forward to serving the citizens of Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties," says Harney. "Working together, we can make a real difference by reducing crime, promoting public safety and making local communities better places to live and raise families."

Harney is a 1987 graduate of Grant County High School and a 1991 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

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