Cameron Ponder

Trooper Cameron Ponder to be Honored

Jun 17, 2016
Kentucky State Police

  Cameron Ponder, a Kentucky State Police trooper killed in the line of duty, will be honored posthumously with the Governor’s Medal of Valor. Governor Matt Bevin will present the award to Ponder’s family today during the Kentucky State Police Awards ceremony in Lexington.

Kentucky State Police

To commemorate the life of a Kentucky State Trooper who was killed in the line of duty last year, the Kentucky State Police and Transportation Cabinet are renaming a portion of Interstate 24 in Lyon County. 

Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police at Post 1 in Hickory held a dedication ceremony Monday for a memorial honoring two fallen Graves County troopers. The monument remembers Trooper Eric Chrisman and Joseph Ponder. Both troopers died in service last year. 

KSP

The Kentucky State Police post in Graves County will dedicate a memorial next week for two troopers who died last year in the line of duty.

Trigg County Sheriff's Office, via Twitter

A western Kentucky sheriff is starting a social media push to urge federal and state lawmakers to implement what amounts to a “2 strikes, you’re out” policy on those who violate their probation in the commonwealth.

KSP

Kentucky will honor four law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty last year, two of which served in western Kentucky.  

The ceremony will be part of an annual law enforcement memorial at the state’s Department of Criminal Justice Training.  Gov. Matt Bevin will be the keynote speaker.

LRC Public Information

The father of slain Kentucky State Police Trooper Cameron Ponder has gained lawmaker support for potentially retrofitting the KSP patrol car fleet with bullet-resistant laminate. Joe Ponder spoke with Kentucky State House Speaker Greg Stumbo and other legislators in Frankfort today on increased safety measures for front-line officers.