|Thad M. Wilson|
Sergeant Thad M. Wilson is being promoted to the rank of lieutenant and assigned as an assistant director of the Governor's Security Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO.
Wilson was appointed to the Patrol on July 1, 1995, as a member of the 70th Recruit Class. After graduating from the Patrol's Law Enforcement Academy, he was assigned to Troop E, Zone 1, Butler County. On August 1, 1998, he transferred to Troop E, Zone 12, Fredericktown. On September 1, 2005, he transferred to Troop E, Zone 12, Bollinger and Cape Girardeau counties. Wilson was promoted to corporal on August 6, 2006, and assigned assistant zone supervisor of Troop E, Zone 8, Pemiscot and New Madrid counties. He transferred to the Governor’s Security Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, on August 26, 2007. While serving in that capacity, he was promoted to sergeant on February 1, 2010.
Lt. Wilson grew up in Prospect, KY. He graduated from Oldham County High School in Buckner, KY, in 1988. In 1993, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in administration of justice from the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY.