Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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Retirement Announcement for Master Trooper Christopher J. Lanham
Date of News Release: 07/12/2011
(Richmond, Ky.) -- After twenty-two years of service with the Kentucky State Police, Master Trooper Christopher J. Lanham has announced his retirement, effective July 31, 2011.
Lanham has held the position of Community Relations Officer at Post 7 in Richmond since September 2003. He began his assignment at Post 7 on July 16 1996. Lanham's previous assignments were Post 6 in Dry Ridge and Post 9 in Pikeville. He was promoted to Trooper First Class on July 1, 2005 and Master Trooper on July 1, 2010. Lanham has also been the recipient of several awards for his service to KSP.