President’s Message

Fellow Sheriffs and Deputies,

As the 2021 President of the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association, I appreciate your support. I look forward to working with you on the issues that are of concern to Kentucky Sheriffs. Last year our nation was faced with the challenges of the global pandemic along with the civil unrest and it is my belief that the Kentucky Sheriff’s met these challenges with the utmost professionalism. All deputies, SRO’s, CSO’s and administrative personnel were tasked with performing their duties in unprecedented ways and did so with honor and sidtinction.

Our Gator Raffle set new standards in funds raised on behalf of the Kentucky Sheriff’s Ranch. Due to the pandemic, other fundraising campaigns were curtailed, but Kentucky Sheriff’s Offices stepped up to the plate selling more raffle tickets than ever before. The K.S.A. Ranch is an incredibly positive influence on so many children that normally would not be able to attend a summer camp. Although a 2021 camping schedule has not been announced, I encourage everyone to continue their diligent efforts in fundraising for the ranch.

Much of the success of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association should be attributed to Executive Director and Fleming County Sheriff (retired), Jerry Wagner. Jerry works tirelessly in support of all sheriffs and the KSA.

I look forward to serving and working with each of you this year. As always, please contact me if I may ever be of assistance and remember, “No Sheriff Stands Alone”.

God Bless,

John Ward, Sheriff, Hardin County Sheriff
KSA President