On September 14th-15th, 2015, the 19th annual statewide Kids Are Worth It!® Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Conference was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, KY.
The selection of a nominee include Kentucky State Police (KSP) Officers of any rank, local Sheriffs/deputies, any Officer of a local police department or other law enforcement official who has made a significant and positive impact on the ability of his/her Agency/Department to protect children involved in cases where crimes, including child abuse and neglect, have been committed against them.
Detective Matt Wise of Post 16-Henderson was selected and honored at this conference for the statewide award. “Detective Wise was chosen based on the merits of aggressively investigating crimes against children” said Captain Todd Kidd, Commander of Post 16-Henderson.
Detective Wise is a ten year veteran of the agency and has been assigned to the Henderson Post. He currently resides in Ohio County with his family.