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KSP Post 2 Welcomes New Commander

Date of News Release: 06/19/2014

Captain Joseph W. Gibson, Commander Post 2 Madisonville, and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer

Madisonville, KY – On Monday, June 16, 2014, the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville welcomed Boyd County native Joseph W. Gibson as its new commander. Captain Gibson is a 20-year veteran of the KSP and has held several assignments within the agency:

  • 1994 – 2006 Trooper, Post 14 Ashland
  • 2006 – 2008 Sergeant, Post 15 Columbia
  • 2008 – 2010 Sergeant, Post 14 Ashland
  • 2010 – 2011 Lieutenant, Post 16 Henderson
  • 2011 – 2014 Lieutenant, Post 14 Ashland

Captain Gibson stated, "It is both an honor and a privilege to serve the Madisonville Post District and is looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead. It is the agency's goal to be responsive to the public's needs and to cultivate partnerships with other agencies and entities that serve within our area."

He currently resides in Catlettsburg with his wife and two children.

The Madisonville Post serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.