Hickory, KY. (October 5, 2021) – On September 30, 2021 Kentucky State Police held the annual sworn awards ceremony in Lexington to honor 55 troopers and officers who put on a uniform each day to patrol Kentucky’s neighborhoods with a mission of serving and protecting their fellow citizens. The achievement awards presented were for acts of service that occurred during 2020.
KSP Commissioner Phillip Burnett, Jr. spoke during the ceremony thanking troopers and officers for going beyond their regular job duties to protect and serve the citizens of the commonwealth.
“Our troopers and officers put themselves in harm’s way every day, but these acts of heroism and service stand above the normal call of duty,” said Burnett. “Each of these recipients has demonstrated both bravery and self-sacrifice in protecting the citizens of the commonwealth.”
Two troopers from the Post 1 area were included in those honors.
Trooper Landon Stewart was named 2020 Post 1 Trooper of the Year. Trooper Stewart is a 2-year veteran of KSP assigned to Post 1 Mayfield.
Detective Brian Hill was named 2020 Post 1 Detective of the Year. Detective Hill is a 10-year veteran of KSP assigned to Post 1 Mayfield.
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