Santee is new officer for Licking Police Department

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Chief Patrick Burton
Licking Police Department

Officer Kenny Santee has been a Licking area resident since July, 2011. His prior employment includes over twelve years as an active duty Soldier with the U.S. Army. Initially stationed in Germany with the 1st Infantry Division, Santee conducted peacekeeping missions in Kosovo and Bosnia, and deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
During his last six years on active duty, Santee conducted felony investigations with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID), with duty assignments in Texas, Korea, and Missouri. As a CID Special Agent, he received considerable training and experience in major crime scene processing, evidence handling procedures, interview and interrogation techniques, and sexual assault investigations.
After completing his active duty service, Santee served five years in the Missouri Army National Guard with the 1137th Military Police Company, deploying in support of State Emergency Duties and Overseas Deployment Training. For the past four and half years, Santee was an instructor for the Behavioral Sciences Education and Training Division at the U.S. Army Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood, where he trained federal investigators and prosecutors in the Special Victims Capabilities Course.
Officer Santee has been married to his wife, Shauna-Lynn, for over 26 years and has two daughters. He was a reserve officer for the Licking Police Department for approximately one year before making the change to a full time officer on October 1.
"I am excited to have Kenny working for our department. With Kenny's work ethic, training and experience, I am sure he will be a great asset to the department and community." – Chief Burton.



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