Kentucky State Police Post 1 Mayfield will honor fallen TroopersRead More
Service set for May 16th, 2019 at the Sulphur Cemetery Located in Henry CountyRead More
GRAND RIVERS, KY (June 23, 2018) – Kentucky State Police, along with local law enforcement, gathered today to remember a fallen trooper.Read More
(LONDON, KY.) – On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 10:30 AM, KSP Post 11 personnel placed a wreath at the grave of Trooper John Wayne Hutchinson, at the Elk Springs Cemetery in Wayne County as part of the Kentucky State Police’s annual observance of National Police Officer’s Memorial Week.Read More
Bowling Green, KY (May 10, 2018) Law Enforcement Memorial / National Police Week will begin on May 13 and continue through May 19, 2018. On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green will conduct fallen trooper memorial services in the eight county Post 3 area. Beginning at 8:30 am, Troopers and other local law enforcement officers will conduct wreath laying ceremonies for Troopers and Highway Patrolmen who died in the line of duty while serving the following counties: Warren, Barren, Edmonson, Hart, Allen, Simpson, Logan, and Butler.
Throughout the day, Troopers and officers will honor six fallen brothers who died while serving with the Kentucky State Police by participating in graveside services. Services are scheduled in Warren, Butler, Logan, Simpson, and Barren Counties in Kentucky, and one ceremony will be held in Woodbury, Tennessee. This year will include the addition of two members of the Kentucky Highway Patrol who were shot and killed December 21, 1935.
Graveside wreath laying ceremonies will include the following Kentucky State Police Personnel who died while serving the Commonwealth in the Post 3 area:
Lieutenant William C. Smith (Bowling Green)
Detective Darrell V. Phelps (Quality/Morgantown)
Trooper Walter O. Thurtell (Adairville)
Trooper William H. Barrett (Woodbury, TN)
Patrolman James P. Hays (Cave City)
Patrolman Robert Rowland (Franklin)
The men that we are honoring this week, who have given their lives in the Post 3 area in the greatest act of courage, have paid the ultimate sacrifice, in the name of “service above self.”Read More
Columbia, Ky. (May 14, 2018) – A memorial service for Fallen Trooper Johnny Edrington will be held on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST at the Brookside Cemetery.Read More