Officer Brian Gilliam
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
CVE Region 3
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KSP Honoring Fallen Officer
Date of News Release: 05/15/2012
(Frankfort, Ky.) – Honoring KSP Officer Jason Cammack at the Frankfort Cemetery, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
Officer Jason Cammack, the first CVE Officer killed in the line of duty, died Easter Sunday, April 23, 2000. Officer Cammack was on routine patrol on I-64 eastbound near the Midway exit in Woodford County when he crossed the median and accelerated into the westbound lane in an apparent attempt to stop a speeding vehicle. Officer Cammack lost control of his vehicle, struck a rock embankment, and died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash. In honor of his service and sacrifices, US 60 in Franklin County, from US 460 to the Woodford line is known as the "Officer Jason Cammack Memorial Highway."