Spackey promoted to rank of sergeant at Ironton OSHP post
COLUMBUS — Trooper Brian K. Spackey was promoted to the rank of sergeant by Colonel Paul A. Pride, Patrol superintendent, during a ceremony at the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Training Academy, according to a news release from the highway patrol.
Spackey will transfer from his current assignment at the Jackson District Criminal Patrol Unit to serve as an assistant post commander at the Ironton Post.
Spackey began his patrol career in May 2004 as a member of the 142nd Academy Class. He earned his commission in November of that year and was assigned to the Lancaster Post. In 2016, he earned the Criminal Patrol Award. As a trooper, he also served at the Athens and Chillicothe posts and at the Jackson District Criminal Patrol Unit as a canine handler.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is an internationally accredited agency whose mission is to protect life and property, promote traffic safety and provide professional public safety services with respect, compassion, and unbiased professionalism, according to the news release.