SEARCH Board Member Major Alecia Webb-Webb-Edgington Appointed to Kentucky Office of Homeland Security

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Alecia Webb-Edgington
Major Alecia Webb-Edgington has been detailed by Kentucky State Police Commissioner Mark Miller to the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security to serve as the Deputy Executive Director for Operations and Prevention Initiatives. In this role, she will be leading the establishment of an information and intelligence fusion center for the Commonwealth and serve as the agency's chief liaison with the law enforcement community at the federal, state, and local levels.

Her appointment was jointly announced on March 1 by Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher, Lieutenant Governor Steve Pence, and Director of Homeland Security Keith Hall.

"During her 20-year law enforcement career, Maj. Webb-Edgington rose from Deputy Sheriff to the highest ranking female in the Kentucky State Police force. Her experience and dedication make her an excellent fit for this new leadership role," said Governor Fletcher.

Maj. Webb-Edgington is currently the Chief Information Officer of the Kentucky State Police and has responsibility for its Homeland Security efforts. She has been a governor-appointed SEARCH Member since November 2002, and was elected to the SEARCH Board of Directors in July 2004. She a member of the Systems and Technology Program Advisory Committee.

Maj. Webb-Edgington was elected by her colleagues in November 2004 to serve as President of Kentucky Women in Law Enforcement. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminology from Western Kentucky University and obtained her Master's degree in Criminal Justice from Eastern Kentucky University.