Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement
KENTUCKY VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT NAMES OFFICER OF THE YEAR AT AWARDS CEREMONY

Press Release Date:  Monday, July 04, 2005  
Contact Information:  Bobby Clue
Information Officer
502-564-3276
bobbyi.clue@ky.gov
 


Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement (KVE) and The Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, congratulated Officer Scott Dennis, of Hardin County, as he received KVE’s Jason Cammack Officer of the Year Award.

Officer Dennis conducted 847 safety inspections in 2004 and removed numerous impaired and disqualified drivers from our highways. He cited more than 900 violations to commercial violations, with more than 500 being serious moving violations.

“Here we have some of the best law enforcement officers in the nation,” said Deputy Secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Cleve Gambill. “Today we honor s small group of officers who exemplify the deep dedication and high professionalism of the KVE.”

“We have one of the premier departments of this nature in the country,” says KVE Commissioner Greg Howard. “It’s because of people like this that we have achieved that level of success.”

Other award winners include:

Inspector of the Year
Inspector Granville Hollan – Boone County

Civilian Employee of the Year
William McClelland – Lyon County

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Award
Inspector – Officer Mike Murley – Simpson County
Officer – Officer Greg Hardin – Hardin County

Bravery
Officer Landry Collett – Laurel County

Drug Award
Field Operations – Officer Keith Justice – Pike County
Officer Travis Rogers – Laurel County
Officer Dennis Hutchinson – Pike County
Special Operations – Officer Robert Dale – Clark County

DUI
Officer Landry Collett – Laurel County

Meritorious Achievement
Officer Justin DeCecca – Scott County
Officer John White – Scott County
Officer Robert Dale – Clark County
Officer Jeff Jenkins – Hardin County
Officer Shannon Chelf – Hardin County

Promotions
Sgt. Anthony Jackson – Laurel County
Sgt. Kevin Henry – Pike County
Lt. Kevin Rogers – Henderson County
Lt. Brian Howard – Pike County
Lt. Greg Jenkins – Franklin County
Capt. David Marcum – Boone County
Maj. Phillip Frazier – Franklin County

“There is no greater honor, no tougher challenge than being a police officer,” says Howard. “We have raised the bar of expectations high. Only through higher standards and holding each other accountable can we reach our goals.”

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