Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Knott County Trooper Receives Award
Date of News Release: 12/13/2006
Pine Top native and resident Trooper Austin Hicks, of Kentucky State Police Post 9 in Pikeville, received an award for outstanding achievement from Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Gen. Norman Arflack (left) and KSP Commissioner Jack Adams (right) at the 2006 Governor's Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards in Louisville on Dec. 12. Hicks made 49 impaired driving arrests during the past year. "Each arrest for impaired driving may in fact be a life-saving effort," said Adams. Hicks is the son of Phillip and Susan Hicks of Pine Top, Ky.