Kentucky names new Boating Law Administrator
Colonel Jeremy McQueary was named Law Enforcement Division Director in July 2023. Colonel McQueary is a 16-year veteran of the department, all within the Law Enforcement Division. He began his career with Kentucky Fish and Wildlife in 2007 and graduated from the agency’s Academy Class 14 in 2008 as class valedictorian. He started his enforcement career in District 4 and was a strong team member and leader in his various ranks within the division. He assisted within the Training Section of the Law Enforcement Division throughout his career.
Prior to joining the department, Col. McQueary began his law enforcement career as a Kentucky State Park Ranger stationed at Lake Cumberland in 2005. He graduated in Class 371 from the Department of Criminal Justice Training in 2006 as class valedictorian.
Col. McQueary is an Adair County High School graduate and attended Lindsey Wilson College where he played baseball for four-years and holds a bachelor’s degree under a contract major emphasized in biology, business, and journalism.
Col. McQueary and his wife Carley have four children, Luxy, Lemmy, Ava, and Creek and a lab in training “Jude”. He’s an avid hunter, angler, a traditional archer and enjoys endurance sports.