TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Post 2 Under New Command
Date of News Release: 02/18/2008
Madisonville, KY - On February 16, 2008 Captain William M. Marks Jr. took command at the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville. Captain Marks is a twenty-three-year veteran of the state police. He has held the rank of captain since June of 2006.
Captain Marks began his career with the Kentucky State Police in 1985. After graduating from the state police academy, he was assigned to the Henderson Post where he patrolled Union County. In January of 1987, he transferred to the Madisonville Post where he patrolled Hopkins County. In 1999, he was promoted to sergeant and assigned to the Henderson Post. In 2001, he was promoted to lieutenant and transferred to the Mayfield Post as the investigative lieutenant. In 2002, he transferred to the Madisonville Post where he was also the investigative lieutenant. In June of 2006, he was promoted to captain and assigned to the Inspections & Evaluations Section in Frankfort. After a brief stay there, he was assigned to the Mayfield Post as commander in August of 2006. Prior to joining the Kentucky State Police, Captain Marks was in the United States Army stationed at Fort Benning, GA where he was a military policeman. He graduated from Madisonville North Hopkins High School in 1979. Captain Marks currently resides in Madisonville. Captain Marks stated that he is "honored to serve his hometown community as post commander and is looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead."
The Madisonville Post serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.