Sergeant Michael B. Webb
Kentucky State Police
Public Affairs Branch
Office (502) 782-1780
Madisonville Native Promoted by Kentucky State Police
(Frankfort, Kentucky) - Madisonville native Melvin D. Nicholson Sr. has been promoted from lieutenant to captain by the Kentucky State Police. A 20-year veteran of the agency, Capt. Nicholson will be assigned to KSP Post 10 in Harlan as Commander.
Capt. Nicholson´s previous assignments include Post 1 in Madisonville, Post 2 in Mayfield, Post 12 in Frankfort, Post 16 in Henderson, Drug Enforcement, Special Investigations and the Special Response Team. He has also served as Assistant Commander of the Inspections and Evaluations Section and Commander of the Facilities Security Section and the Recruitment Program.
Nicholson is a 1979 graduate of Madisonville North Hopkins High School and a 1998 graduate of Madisonville Community College.