TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Kentucky State Police Promotes 56 Officers - 4 from Post 15
Date of News Release: 08/28/2012
(FRANKFORT, KY.)--- The Kentucky State Police announced the promotion of 56 officers throughout the state at a special ceremony held today at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort. Two KSP majors, 10 captains, 11 lieutenants and 23 sergeants were commissioned along with three Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) captains, three lieutenants, and four sergeants.
KSP Lt. Jeffrey Suratt was promoted to captain and will remain assigned to Post 15 in Columbia as commander. A resident and native of Greensburg, Suratt is a 19-year KSP veteran.
KSP Sgt. Jeremy S. Johnson was promoted to lieutenant and will remain assigned to Post 15 in Columbia. A resident and native of Somerset, Johnson is a 10-year KSP veteran.
Tpr. Fredrick Cornett was promoted to sergeant and transferred from Post 15 in Columbia to Post 3 in Bowling Green. A resident of Willisburg and a native of Totz, Cornett is a 10-year KSP veteran.
Tpr. Andy Olson was promoted to sergeant and will remain assigned to Post 15 in Columbia. A resident of Greensburg and a native of Campbellsville, Olson is a seven-year KSP veteran.