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KSP Post 1 Welcomes New Commander

Date of News Release: 10/16/2014

Captain Janet L. Barnett

(Hickory, Ky.) - On Thursday, October 16, 2014, the Kentucky State Police Post 1 Mayfield welcomed Lyon County native Janet L. Barnett as its new post commander. Captain Barnett is a 15 year veteran of the KSP and has held several assignments within the agency:

  • 1999 – 2005 Trooper, Post 1 Mayfield
  • 2005 – 2008 Sergeant, Post 1 Mayfield
  • 2008 – 2009 Lieutenant, Post 1 Mayfield
  • 2009 – 2014 Lieutenant, DESI West

Captain Barnett stated, "It is both an honor and a privilege to serve the Mayfield Post District and I am looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead. It is the agency's goal to be responsive to the public's needs and to cultivate partnerships with other agencies and entities that serve within our area."

Captain Barnett is a 1997 graduate of Murray State University and a 2013 graduate of the Southern Police Institute. She currently resides in Eddyville, KY.

The Mayfield Post serves the following counties: Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg.