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KSP Post 1 Trooper and Detective Receive Award

Date of News Release: 06/04/2013

from left to right Trooper Eric Fields, Detective Brett Miller

(Frankfort, KY) The Kentucky State Police held their annual awards ceremony on recently at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Frankfort. Two Troopers from the Mayfield Post received awards.

Trooper Eric Fields was awarded Post 1 Trooper of the Year for his work during 2012. During 2012, Trooper Fields issued 1,156 citations. He arrested 48 individuals for driving under the influence, investigated 24 motor vehicle collisions, responded to 254 complaints, investigated 35 criminal cases, and made 215 criminal arrests. A native of Paducah, Trooper Fields is a five year veteran of the Kentucky State Police. He is assigned to Livingston County.

Fields is a 1992 graduate of Reidland High School and a 1992 graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL. He is the son of Reginald and Carol Fields, of Paducah.

Detective Brett Miller received the award for Post 1 Detective of the Year for his work during 2012. Detective Miller logged over 2000 hours during the year investigating numerous major crimes as well as assisting with other investigations. Miller solved two robbery cases and was a great asset during two Trooper involved shooting investigations. Miller also investigated several of "Internet Crimes Against Children" also known as ICAC complaints. Miller is a native of Rapid City, South Dakota, and a seven year veteran of the Kentucky State Police.

Miller is a 1994 graduate of Calloway County High School and attended Murray State University. He is the son of David and Meredith Miller of Murray.

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