FRANKFORT - Stanford native and resident Greg Baird has been promoted from lieutenant to captain by the Kentucky State Police. A 16-year KSP veteran, Baird will serve as commander of KSP Post 16 in Henderson. His previous assignments include drug enforcement and special investigations, operations and internal affairs. He has also served at KSP posts in Richmond, Frankfort and Morehead.
Baird is a 1982 graduate of Lincoln County High School. He was named Trooper of the Year for KSP Post 12 in Frankfort in 1989, 1990 and 1991. He was also recipient of the KSP Commissioner's Commendation in 1995 and 2000 and the KSP Guthrie Crowe Award in 1997.