Henderson Co. Sheriff celebrates 50 years in law enforcement

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HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) — Family and friends are celebrating a big milestone for the Henderson County Sheriff.

Sheriff Ed Brady has been serving in law enforcement for 50 years.

And he was surprised with a party to celebrate his achievement.

His friends and family gathered at Rookie’s Sports Bar to congratulate him.

Brady has served as a Kentucky State Police Trooper Henderson Police Chief and is the current Henderson County Sheriff. He became sheriff in 2007.

He says 50 years ago today, he became a state police dispatcher at the age of 17.

“Well, how blessed are you to find a job that you can work 50 years and still love it? I still love to go to work. I work with great people. It’s been very satisfying. This community is a great community. I’m just thrilled with this. I can’t tell you how surprised and how humbled I am.”

He says for every bad moment, there are thousands of good moments that make the job worthwhile.

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(This story was originally published on June 10, 2019)

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