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5 New Troopers Report to Harlan Post for Duty

Date of News Release: 07/16/2012

Left to right, front row: Rodney Sturgill, Kenneth Sergent. Left to right, back row: Craig Miller, William Howard, Chad Gregory

(Harlan, Ky) Post 10 Harlan has added five new troopers to their roster after they graduated from the Kentucky State Police academy. The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 40 new troopers at a ceremony held in Frankfort on Friday, July 6, 2012. Post 10 serves Harlan, Bell, and Knox counties.

Post 10's new troopers include:

  • Craig Miller, of Lynch, is a 2004 graduate of Cumberland High School. He is married to Sarah Miller. Miller has five years prior law enforcement with the Harlan Police Department. He is the son of Bill and Karon Miller.
  • William J. Howard, of Cumberland, is a 1998 graduate of Harlan High School. He is married to Michele Howard, and has two children. Howard has eight years prior law enforcement with Harlan County Sheriff's Department. He is the son of Sheila Howard.
  • Kenneth Sergent, of Benham, is a 1993 graduate of Cumberland High School. He is married to Angel Sergent, and has two children. Sergent has 12 years of prior law enforcement with the Harlan County Sheriff's Department. He is the son Ira and Ernestine Sergent.
  • Rodney Sturgill, of Dione, is a 2003 graduate of Cumberland High School. Sturgill has six years prior law enforcement with Harlan Police Department. He is the son of Rodney and Sherry Sturgill.
  • Chad Gregory, of Corbin, is a 1993 graduate of Purcell Marian High School in Ohio. Gregory has one child. Gregory has nine years prior law enforcement with Knox County Sheriff's Department. He is the son of Ray Gregory and Lori Hindersman.

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