The Columbus Police Department has welcomed its newest officer. Lt. Matt Harris, department spokesman, says that 31-year-old Casey
Kendrick, of Versailles, KY was sworn in by Mayor Jim Lienhoop during the Tuesday morning’s meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety.
Harris says that Kendrick is a graduate of Woodford County High School in Versailles. After high school Kendrick joined the US Navy where he served for four years. While in the Navy, Kendrick earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Criminal Justice. Kendrick is scheduled to attend the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in March and currently serves as a Reserve in US Navy.