ludke 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/18/13) -- Deputy Jason Luedke graduated from the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training Academy on Friday, July 12, and is now the newest member of the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department.
 
Deputy Luedke grew up in Owensboro, where he graduated from Owensboro High School in 2002. After high school, he joined the Marines and proudly served for 4 years. He was deployed to Iraq and returned home in 2006.
 
Luedke attended Owensboro Technical College for Criminal Justice and is working toward earning a bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Criminal Justice from Western Kentucky University in Owensboro.
 
Luedke says he enjoys Owensboro and can’t see himself anywhere else. He knew as far back as high school that he wanted to work for the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office.
 
“My first time meeting a deputy was David Osborne in high school,” Deputy Luedke said. “He was shot and injured in the 80s and when he talked about his experience, I knew right then I wanted to pursue law enforcement.”
 
Luedke will be closely supervised by other officers in an unspecified training period, but said he is ready to get on the road on his own.
 
“I’m excited to meet people, solve problems, and help people,” Luedke said.
 
Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 on social media.

In Other News...

Muhlenberg Job Corps Celebrates #27 Ranking

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — The staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center are extremely proud to… Read More

Summer Reading Program Brings Fun for All Ages

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — It's almost time for Summer Reading at Muhlenberg County Public Libraries. There’s a… Read More
1 DOW 18,232.02
-53.72 (-0.29%)    
2 S&P 2,126.06
-4.76 (-0.22%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.36
-1.43 (-0.03%)    

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 6652

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6012

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5997

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 4382

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3872

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10565

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7435

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 23, 2015 6012

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 1367

MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1325

Elks BBQ Fundraiser Quick Sell Out

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 1099

MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State KCTCS Award

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 997

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 975

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 963

Health Department Food Scores Released

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 829

Scientists Meet in Louisville to Share Research…

by Betty Coffman
May 23, 2015 707

Sunday Alcohol Sales Discussion Tabled to Next…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 648

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet…

by Ricki C. Gardenhire