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Post 16 Trooper Honored For DUI Enforcement Efforts

Date of News Release: 12/04/2015

Left to right – Trooper Zack Jones & Office of Highway Safety Executive Director Bill Bell Left to right – Trooper Zack Jones & Office of Highway Safety Executive Director Bill Bell

HENDERSON, KY - On Wednesday, December 2, the 2015 Governor's Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards ceremony was held at the Louisville Marriott East. Law enforcement officers from across the Commonwealth were recognized for their efforts to remove impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways.

Statewide in 2014, there were 4,334 crashes involving alcohol which resulted in 156 fatalities and 2,067 injuries. Agency-wide, the KSP made 7,225 DUI arrests in 2014.

Trooper Zack Jones, from KSP Post 16 Henderson, was recognized at this ceremony for his outstanding job performance to remove impaired drivers from our roads. For the enforcement period, which ran from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015, Trooper Jones arrested 38 impaired drivers.

A resident of Owensboro, KY, Trooper Jones began his career with the KSP in October of 2004. Prior to joining the KSP, he was an officer with the Winslow Indiana Police Department for nearly three years. Trooper Jones is currently assigned to Daviess County.