Conference & Scholarships

Conference Poster

The 2019 Annual Conference was an excellent conference. Held at The Sloan Convention Center September 9 – 13, 2019 at the Holiday Inn – University Plaza, Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Conference Opening and Welcome

Training and Presenters

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9-11 Tribute

Our conference often takes place over the anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks on our nation. The KSA always has a memorial.

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Visitors to the Conference

We had a visit from both U.S. Attorney’s for Kentucky.
Left: U.S. Attorney Eastern District Robert M Duncan Jr
Center: KSA Executive Director Ferry Wagner
Right: U.S. Attorney Western District Russell Coleman
Governor Matt Bevin stopped by to speak with the membership.
On the far left: Mr. Jim Henderson, Executive Director of KACo visited and addressed us.

Candid Moments

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Sheriff Mike Jansen and Sheriff Chuck Korzenborn man the voting table during elections of Officers and Directors.


One of our vendors came equipped with his own U.S. Navy Seals trained dog who is now retired.




The KSA Store was open. Item sales go to support the Boys and Girls Ranch.

A Glance Around The Vendor Hall

Long time friend and master of ceremonies for the KSA, Mr. Walter Tangle is made and Honorary Deputy by Sheriff Korzenborn.

Not Everything Is All Business

We were treated to barbecue and throwing axes at The Flip’N Axe in Bowling Green. The owner is a huge supporter of first responders and the men and women of the military. It was a lot of fun. Click the images below to see the full images and check out the video at the bottom.

Sheriff Patrick Boggs trying axe throwing for the first time.