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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A retired lieutenant colonel with the Kentucky State Police has been named head of rangers for Kentucky State Parks.
Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker announced the appointment of Joe West on Wednesday.
West began his career with the state police in 1978 and served in a variety of roles. He also has been an instructor at Eastern Kentucky University, Prestonsburg Community College and the Kentucky State Police Academy.
As chief ranger, West will be responsible for overseeing security at all of Kentucky's state parks.
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