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Post 1 Trooper Receives DUI Award

Date of News Release: 12/19/2014

Pictured with Trooper Fields is Kentucky State Highway Engineer, Steve Waddle

(Hickory, KY) -- The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety recently held its annual Governor's Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards ceremony in Lexington. The event, which took place on December 16th, honored 193 officers from 169 law enforcement agencies from across the Commonwealth. Locally, a Kentucky State Police Trooper from Lyon County was recognized for being the impaired driving enforcement leader for Kentucky State Police, Post 1. Trooper Eric Fields was recognized for making 57 impaired driving arrests from October 1st, 2013 through September 30th, 2014. Trooper Fields has been employed by the Agency since 2007 and is a native of Paducah in McCracken County. Pictured with Trooper Fields is Kentucky State Highway Engineer, Steve Waddle.