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KSP-CVE Sergeant Receives National Award

Date of News Release: 09/15/2015

(Frankfort, Ky.) - On September 2nd 2015, Sergeant Pete Wilson with Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Division was awarded the National Criminal Interdiction Instructor of the Year for 2015, for the Drug Interdiction Assistance Program and the El Paso Intelligence Center.

Pete has been in law enforcement for 25 years, having served as a corrections officer, airport police officer, and a commercial vehicle enforcement officer. In 2010 Pete was promoted to Sergeant for the Kentucky State Police - Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, and has held the position of a commercial vehicle enforcement officer since 1998. Pete currently instructs the Advanced Criminal Interdiction courses at the Kentucky State Police Academy, and is a DIAP/EPIC Associate Staff Instructor and has trained thousands of police officers from the Federal, State, and Local levels across the United States in highway criminal interdiction. Pete was recognized by his department in 1999, 2000, and 2001 for outstanding achievements in highway interdiction.

Pete has also held other instructor titles such as Krav Maga, PPCT, CPR, First Aid, Taser, Oleoresin Capsicum, and Tactical Baton Instructor. He has received extensive training in Field Sobriety Testing, Drug Evaluation and Classification (DRE), Child Passenger Safety, Advanced Narcotics Investigations, Interview and interrogations, DUI Investigations, and highway criminal interdiction.

For Information regarding this, please contact Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Division Region 3 in Georgetown, Ky. (502) 370-6515