KSP honors fallen Trooper Ponder

Kentucky State Police honor fallen trooper.
Published: Sep. 13, 2023 at 8:28 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2023 at 3:38 PM CDT
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HICKORY, Ky. (KFVS) - Kentucky State Police Post 1 honored the memory of fallen Trooper Joseph “Cameron” Ponder on the anniversary of his death.

They held a memorial service on Wednesday morning, September 13 at at Post 1 in Hickory.

Members of KSP and the family of Trooper Ponder attended. The public was also welcome to show their support.

Trooper Ponder, 31, was fatally shot on Sept. 13, 2015 during a traffic stop. He was only nine months into his career with Post 1.

Interstate 24 in Lyon County from the Caldwell County line to its intersection with Kentucky Route 293 is designated as the Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder Memorial Highway.