TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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8 New Troopers Assigned to Post 1
Date of News Release: 01/04/2006
(HICKORY, KY.) On December 20, 2005, Class 84 and 85 graduated from the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort. Eight of the eighty-eight graduates have been assigned to the Mayfield Post
Trooper Donald Bowman, 35, is a native of Murray, KY. Bowman served 4 years in the United States Air Force and was a patrolman with the Murray Police Department before joining the Kentucky State Police. Trooper Bowman will is assigned to patrol Graves County.
Trooper Thomas Clifton, 21, is a native of Mayfield, KY and a 2002 graduate of Graves County High School. Clifton attended Murray State University, majoring in Criminal Justice. Trooper Thomas is assigned to patrol Ballard and Carlisle County.
Trooper Donald Crawford, 29, is a native of Salem, KY and 1994 graduate of Livingston County High School. Crawford was a Deputy with the Livingston County Sheriff's Department before joining the Kentucky State Police. Trooper Crawford is assigned to patrol Livingston County.
Trooper John Gabbard, 37, is a native of Eddyville, KY and attended Morehead State University. Gabbard was a former Lyon County Deputy and is a reservist with the United State Army. Trooper Gabbard is assigned to patrol McCracken County.
Trooper James Green, 25, is a native of Murray, KY and a 1998 graduate of Murray High School. Green was a patrolman with the Murray Police Department before joining the Kentucky State Police. Trooper Green is assigned to patrol Graves County.
Trooper Brad Haley, 39, is a native of Murray, KY and a 2002 graduate of Murray State University with a major in Political Science. Haley is retired from the Murray Police Department, and is currently a Master Sergeant with the United States Army Reserves. Haley has received several medals and awards in the reserves, including the Army Commendation, the Southwest Asia Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. Trooper Haley is assigned to patrol Graves County.
Trooper Brett Miller, 31, is a native of Mayfield, KY. He is a 1994 graduate of Calloway County High School, and attended Murray State University. Miller was a former Deputy with the Graves County Sheriff's Department before joining the Kentucky State Police. Trooper Miller is assigned to patrol Fulton and Hickman Counties.
Trooper Kyle Nall, 23, is a native of Mayfield, KY and a 2000 graduate of Graves County High School. Nall is a graduate of West Kentucky Community and Technical College earning an Associate of Arts Degree. Trooper Nall was a dispatcher with the Kentucky State Police for 2.5 years before joining Cadet Class 84. He will be assigned to patrol Graves County.
With the addition of new units, this brings the strength at Post One to seven supervisors, nine detectives, thirty-seven troopers' and fifteen dispatcher's. Post One Mayfield covers the eleven counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken and Trigg.