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Donations in Honor of the late KSP Trooper Jonathan Leonard

Date of News Release: 12/22/2006

An image of Trooper Jonathan K. Leonard(PIKEVILLE, KY) -- The family of Kentucky State Police Trooper Jonathan K. Leonard has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the KSP Post 9 "Shop with a Trooper" program, or to Trooper Island Camp, Inc. Trooper Leonard was killed in an automobile accident Dec. 19 in Pike County while on duty.

The "Shop with a Trooper" program matches children with state troopers who help them select and buy Christmas gifts. Trooper Island Camp, a non-profit organization, is a KSP summer camp where under-privileged children may spend a week of recreation at no cost to the child or their family. Checks should be written and mailed as follows:

For Shop with a Trooper, make checks payable to KSPPA District 9 Shop with a Trooper and send to Kentucky State Police Post 9, c/o Vickie Charles, P.O. Box 2528, Pikeville, Ky. 41502.

For Trooper Island Camp, make checks payable to Trooper Island Inc. and send to Kentucky State Police, Public Affairs, 919 Versailles Rd., Frankfort, Ky. 40601.

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