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2011 Jason Cammack Officer of the Year

Date of News Release: 06/07/2012

Public Safety Cabinet Secretary J. Michael Brown, Officer Jeremy Younger, Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer and Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) The Kentucky State Police announced the 2011 Trooper of the Year, Detective of the Year, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer of the year and other awards for acts of bravery, lifesaving, professionalism and dedication to duty on May 21, 2012 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.

Frankfort, Ky.-resident Officer Jeremy Younger was named the 2011 Jason Cammack Officer of the Year for the KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division. A two-and-a-half year veteran of the division, Younger serves as a CVE Officer I in Region 3 based in Georgetown.

Officer Younger maintained a high level of activity in 2011, including 332 criminal arrests and 38 citations for driving under the influence. He completed 848 commercial motor vehicle safety inspections and 84 hazardous materials inspections. Due to his efforts, 73 drivers and 32 vehicles were placed out of service. He also investigated 37 collisions on Kentucky roadways.

In one incident, Officer Younger stopped a Volvo tractor trailer for a random inspection and discovered that it had been stolen from California several months earlier.

A native of Frankfort, Younger is a 2003 graduate of Western Hills High School and a 2006 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. He is the son of Larry and Betty Younger of Franfort.

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