Darren Doyle, story:
The City of Brownsville has announced that Austin Meredith has been hired to be part of their police department.
Officer Meredith began his career with Bowling Green Police Department before joining the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office as a special deputy in 2017. He graduated from the DOCJT Law Enforcement Training Academy in August of 2020 where he received the “Recruit of Distinction” award in his class. He transferred to Brownsville Police Department today where he will begin patrolling this week.
“It’s an honor to bring Officer Meredith to our Police Department and he will be an asset to this department and the citizens of Brownsville," said Brownsville Police Chief Jeremy Hodges. "He not only brings valuable work experience from a bigger city department, but also his dedication and familiarity of Edmonson County as a whole.”
Officer Meredith also spoke about his new role.
“I have enjoyed my last 5 years working in Edmonson County and I’m thankful for the opportunity to continue serving these great people as a Brownsville Police Officer," he said.