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Kentucky State Police Promotes 37 Officers

Date of News Release: 11/10/2014

(Frankfort, KY) - The Kentucky State Police recognized the promotion of 37 officers throughout the state at a ceremony held today at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. One major, five captains, eight lieutenants and 23 sergeants were commissioned.

Effective October 1, 2014, Captain James Curtis O'Bannon was promoted to Major, Operations Division, East Troop. A resident of London, O'Bannon is an 18 year veteran of the agency.

Effective October 16, 2014, the following officers were promoted:

Lieutenant Janet L. Barnett to Captain, Post 1, Mayfield. A resident of Eddyville, Barnett is a 15 year veteran of the agency.

Lieutenant Jeffrey S. Medley to Captain, Internal Affairs Branch. A resident of Louisville, Medley is a 19 year veteran of the agency.

Lieutenant Thomas A. Pyzik to Captain, Inspection and Evaluation Branch. A resident of Richmond, Pyzik is a 15 year veteran of the agency.

Lieutenant Matthew J. Johnson, to Captain, Legal Services Branch. A resident of Elizabethtown, Johnson is a 13 year veteran of the agency.

Lieutenant Jeremy C. Slinker, to Captain, Cannabis Suppression Branch. A resident of Richmond, Slinker is a 21 year veteran of the agency.

Sergeant Bryan W. Whittaker to Lieutenant, Post 3, Bowling Green. A resident of Hartford, Whittaker is a 19 year veteran of the agency.

Sergeant Timothy W. Adams to Lieutenant, Post 3, Bowling Green. A resident of Glasgow, Adams is an 11 year veteran of the agency.

Sergeant Derek R. Grant to Lieutenant, Post 5, Campbellsburg. A resident of Bowling Green, Grant is an 11 year veteran of the agency.

Sergeant Donald R. Wilson, Jr. to Lieutenant, Post 12, Frankfort. A resident of Lexington, Wilson is an 11 year veteran of the agency.

Sergeant Jeremy E. Murrell to Lieutenant, Electronic Crimes Branch. A resident of Winchester, Murrell is a 13 year veteran of the agency.

Sergeant Randal J. Surber to Lieutenant, Post 10, Harlan. A resident of Partridge, Surber is an 11 veteran of the agency.

Sergeant Chadwick B. Mills to Lieutenant, Collision Analysis and Highway Safety Branch. A resident of Walton, Mills is a 14 year veteran of the agency.

Sergeant Michael A. Wolfe to Lieutenant, Post 14, Ashland. A resident of Jackson, Wolfe is a 14 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Laura S. Phillips to Sergeant, Post 3, Bowling Green. A resident of Bowling Green, Phillips is a 16 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Douglas L. Carter to Sergeant, Aircraft Branch. A resident of Lawrenceburg, Carter is a seven year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Kyle J. Nall to Sergeant, Post 1. A resident of Mayfield, Nall is a twelve year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Phillip W. Powell to Sergeant, Post 7. A resident of Richmond, Powell is a seven year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Jerry T. Handy, II, to Sergeant, Driver Testing Branch. A resident of Dry Ridge, Handy is a 13 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper David K. Holland to Sergeant, Post 12. A resident of Georgetown, Holland is a nine year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Clyde A. Dingess to Sergeant, Post 11. A resident of Williamsburg, Dingess is an 11 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Roger C. Short to Sergeant, Academy Branch. A resident of Richmond, Short is a 13 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Scott T. King to Sergeant, Post 7, Richmond. A resident of Richmond, King is a 14 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Brian C. Duvall to Sergeant, Post 2, Madisonville. A resident of Murray, Duvall is a 12 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper James Chad Winn to Sergeant, Post 16, Henderson. A resident of Bowling Green, Winn is a 12 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Todd M. Harwood to Sergeant, Post 12, Frankfort. A resident of Carrollton, Harwood is an 18 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Timothy C. Moore to Sergeant, Criminal Identification and Records Branch. A resident of Eminence, Moore is a seven year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Jeffrey M. Ayres to Sergeant, Post 5, Campbellsburg. A resident of Trenton, Ayres is a seven year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Jason S. Pagan to Sergeant, Criminal Identification and Records Branch. A resident of Owensboro, Pagan is a 16 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Jason E. Joseph to Sergeant, Post 10, Harlan. A resident of Harlan, Joseph is a 10 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Shaun D. Little to Sergeant, Post 9, Pikeville. A resident of Wayland, Little is a 15 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Anthony E. Burch to Sergeant, Post 14, Ashland. A resident of Russell, Burch is a 16 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Jeremy S. Hamm to Sergeant, Internal Affairs Branch. A resident of Richmond, Hamm is an 11 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Brian C. McKinney to Sergeant, Post 6, Dry Ridge. A resident of Morgantown, McKinney is a 10 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Rodney G. Wren to Sergeant, Eastern Laboratory Branch. A resident of Danville, Wren is a 10 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Shannon Jones to Sergeant, Post 6, Dry Ridge. A resident of Kimper, Jones is a 16 year veteran of the agency.

Senior Trooper Franklin K. Flowers to Sergeant, Post 6, Dry Ridge. A resident of Lawrenceburg, Flowers is a 12 year veteran of the agency.