KSP commissions new CVE officers


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Jon Bledsoe


FRANKFORT — Five new officers joined the ranks of the Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) Division on April 1 after graduating from 22 weeks of basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond.

The 888 hours of training, which is mandatory for Kentucky law enforcement officers to comply with the state’s Peace Officer Professional Standards Act of 1998, included instruction in areas such as homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle operations, firearms, investigations, first aid/CPR, patrol procedures, orientation for new law enforcement families and mechanics of arrest, restraint and control.

Jon L. Bledsoe, of Harlan, was commissioned as a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer I and assigned to CVE Region 4 in London. A 2011 graduate of Walter State Community College in Morristown, Tennessee, he is the son of John and Tammy Bledsoe, of New Tazewell, Tennessee.

Other graduates include:

Bradley J. Calhoun, of Kite, was commissioned as a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer I and assigned to CVE Region 6 in Pikeville. A 2011 graduate of Knott County Central High School and 2015 graduate of Hazard Community and Technical College, he is the son of Vincent and Thelma Calhoun, of Kite.

Kalin L. Caudill, of Pine Top, was commissioned as a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer I and assigned to CVE Region 1 in Henderson. A 2012 graduate of Knott County Central High School, he is the son of Dale and Terrena Caudill, of Pine Top.

Dwight Isaac Jr., of Vicco, was commissioned as a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer I and assigned to CVE Region 6 in Pikeville. A 2008 graduate of Knott County Central High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Northwestern Ohio, he is the son of Dwight and Falicia Isaac, of Vicco.

Jacob A. Vanover, of Parkers Lake, was commissioned as a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer I and assigned to CVE Region 4 in London. A 2010 graduate of McCreary Central High School and a 2013 graduate of Somerset Community College, he is the son of Ralph and Fonda Vanover, of Parkers Lake.

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