TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Post 2 Trooper Promoted to Sergeant
Date of News Release: 11/07/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - On Thursday, November 6, 2008, the Kentucky State Police announced the promotion of 30 officers at a special ceremony held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Trooper Jason Newby from Post 2 in Madisonville was promoted to sergeant at the ceremony.
Sergeant Newby began his career with the Kentucky State Police in June of 2000. After graduating from the Kentucky State Police Academy, he was stationed at Post 2 in Madisonville and assigned to Christian County. Prior to joining the Kentucky State Police, he served in the United States Marine Corps for four years. After leaving the military, he was employed as a deputy jailer in Christian County for two years.
Sergeant Newby is currently assigned as the squad sergeant for Caldwell, Christian, and Todd Counties. He resides in Hopkinsville.