KSP Henderson Post officer promoted to sergeant

HENDERSON, Ky.– Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson has a new sergeant.

Last week, Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Kerry Harvey and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Phillip Burnett Jr. recognized 31 troopers and officers who have been promoted into leadership roles since May 16, 2023. This included one lieutenant colonel, five majors, two captains, 10 lieutenants and 13 sergeants.

Trooper Jared Clemons was promoted to sergeant and is assigned to Post 16 in Henderson.

During the ceremony, Burnett challenged the newly promoted troopers and officers to lead with integrity.

“True leadership is not about being in charge; it’s about caring for those in your charge,” he said. “It’s about inspiring and empowering others to achieve greatness through integrity. I’m proud of the dedication you have put into this promotional process and look forward to seeing you lead this agency into the future.”

KSP is accepting applications for new troopers to join Team Kentucky. To apply to become a trooper, visit the KSP website. For questions or more information about the application process, email KSPRecruit@ky.gov.

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