Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Post 2 Telecommunicator Receives Award

ksp award 500Telecommunicator II Miria Thomas and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/29/13) – On Friday, October 25, 2013, twenty-three civilian employees were honored by the Kentucky State Police at a ceremony at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.

KSP Post 2 Telecommunicator II Miria Thomas received the Police Communications Support Award. She was one of four KSP telecommunicators to receive this award.
 
She received this award for her role in negotiating with a suicidal subject in May of 2013. KSP Post 2 Madisonville received a call from a subject who stated that he was feeling suicidal. Troopers from Post 2 responded to an abandoned apartment where a subject had forced entry and was behaving erratically. The subject stated he wanted to speak with Telecommunicator Thomas as he had spoken with her on previous occasions when he had called Post 2, and if anyone else tried to enter the apartment he would harm himself. Mrs. Thomas, who was off-duty at the time, was contacted at her residence and offered to speak with the subject. After speaking with Mrs. Thomas, the subject relinquished his weapons and exited the apartment. He was taken into custody without further incident.
 
Mrs. Thomas is a 15-year veteran of the agency. During her career, she has been assigned to both the Henderson and Madisonville Posts. She currently resides in Earlington with her family.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Trooper S. C. Recke, Kentucky State Police

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

3/13 - 16
button coupons

Stock Report

1 DOW 17,333.80
-344.90 (-1.95%)    
2 S&P 2,029.08
-28.01 (-1.36%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,688.90
-82.87 (-1.74%)    
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
button classifieds

In Other News...

School Board Votes 3-2 for Utility Tax

GREENVILLE, Ky. (1/26/15) — The Muhlenberg County School Board met in special session at 5 p.m. Monday, January, 26 to… Read More

Short-Handed Mustangs Upend Ohio County

HARTFORD, Ky. (1/26/15) — Even without leading player Hunter Noffsinger in the lineup, Muhlenberg County flourished on… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

January 23, 2015 8778

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Video by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 22, 2015 7191

Nortonville Man Accused of Selling Drugs near…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 21, 2015 6254

KYDOT Pre-Treating Roads Thursday in Antipation…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 22, 2015 5828

MCEA Head: Further School Mergers Might Ease…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 5730

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 21, 2015 4910

Man Arrested after Allegedly Nodding off on Baby…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 25, 2015 4728

Dean’s List Announced

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
January 23, 2015 4562

Nortonville Woman Charged for Meth Possession

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 22, 2015 3717

Local Family Business Changes Hands

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 26, 2015 3703

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke

Stories Trending Today

January 26, 2015 3703

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
January 26, 2015 3210

Man Goes to Jail after Allegedly Attacking Family

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 25, 2015 2761

Juvenile Hit by Vehicle at McDonald's

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by GPD Officer Wes Miller
January 26, 2015 1978

Madisonville Post Welcomes New Troopers

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper S. C. Recke
January 26, 2015 1881

School Board Votes 3-2 for Utility Tax

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 26, 2015 1780

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in General News For All Sites by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
January 26, 2015 1627

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 26, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 26, 2015 1598

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Circuit Clerk's Office
January 26, 2015 1537

Kentucky Highway Crews Prepared for Snow into the…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 26, 2015 1230

McClearn Remains Optimistic I-69 Signs up Between…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Keith Todd

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flr subscribevideoitunessocial rss