Officer Steven Douglas
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Kentucky State Police
CVE Region 4
PO Box 2413
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CVE Region 4 Officer of the Year
Date of News Release: 05/25/2012
(Frankfort, KY) -- On Monday May 21st 2012, the Kentucky State Police-Vehicle Enforcement announced the 2011 officer of the year at an awards ceremony at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort Kentucky.
Officer Dennis Jackson was named KSP-Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Region 4 officer of the year. Jackson, a 34 year veteran officer, served 10 years as a Barbourville City Police Officer and is currently in his 24th year as a vehicle enforcement officer with Region 4 were he is assigned to Knox County.
Officer Jackson has had a direct impact in highway safety were he has maintained high levels of activity in 2011, by completing 1426 commercial motor vehicle safety inspections and 70 hazardous materials inspections. His actions resulted in many unsafe commercial vehicles and drivers being taken off Kentucky's roadways.
A native of Barbourville, Jackson is a graduate of Knox Central High School and is the son of Homer Lee and Virginia Jackson of Barbourville Kentucky.