Register Staff Report
The Kentucky State Police announced the 2012 Trooper of the Year, Detective of the Year, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer of the Year and other awards for acts of bravery, life-saving, professionalism and dedication to duty Friday at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.
Troopers from Richmond Post 7 that received recognition were:
Senior Trooper Jesse A. Armstrong, who received the KSP Citation for Bravery.
This honor is bestowed on officers of the agency who perform acts of bravery, without regard for personal risk, of clear and obvious peril and clearly above and beyond the call or risk of ordinary duty.
Senior Trooper James Glen Reed was named Trooper of the Year for Post 7.
Detective Monte H. Owens was named Detective of the Year for Post 7.
CVE Officer Jerry C. Hudson was named Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer of the Year for Region 5, which covers Madison County.