Officer Keilo Jefferson with Elkton Police Chief Brian Atkinson
The Hopkinsville and Elkton police departments have welcomed new officers fresh out of the basic training academy to their numbers.
Officer Nicholas Skjerseth joins Hopkinsville Police after graduating the 23-week academy and Officer Keilo Jefferson is the newest officer at the Elkton Police Department.
Both men will spend the next three months in field training before going on full-time patrol as a single unit.
Jefferson is the son of Lawanda Carr of Elkton and is the grandson of Eugene and Evelyn Jefferson. He’s a 2003 graduate of Todd County Central High School.
Skjerseth was a squad leader, while at the Academy, and received the “Fit for Duty Award” and “Leadership Award” during the graduation ceremony held in Richmond.
Officer Nicholas Skjerseth