UPDATE: KSP wins America’s Best Looking Cruiser title


FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky State Police has won the award of Best Looking Cruiser in the nation.

The law enforcement agency posted about the honor on its Facebook page. In the post, KSP expressed its appreciation to those who voted, it thanked the American Association of State Troopers for the opportunity and gave a shoutout to the Ohio State Highway Patrol for their competition.

77,944 voters chose Kentucky as the Best Looking Cruiser. Ohio came in second at 65,529 votes and Georgia came in third with 19,030 votes.


FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – The American Association of State Troopers (AAST) hosts an annual calendar contest and Kentucky State Police (KSP) is hoping to reclaim the title of America’s Best Looking Cruiser.

KSP placed second in last year’s contest and was included on the calendar for the month of February. KSP won the title in 2018.

The law enforcement agency’s photo entry for this year features a 2015 Camaro, equipped with a 6.2 liter V8 producing 426 horsepower and a 6-speed manual transmission. The photo was taken at sunrise on a local horse farm in Woodford County.

The winning photo will be featured on the AAST 2022 wall calendar’s cover and be featured in the month of January.

“This year’s photo submission represents the bluegrass with imagery of what we are best known for – horse country,” says KSP Spokesman Sgt. Billy Gregory. “We selected a photo that not only represents Kentucky State Police but also the citizens we serve on a daily basis.”

Voting starts Tuesday, July 20 at 12 p.m. on the AAST Facebook page or voters can go directly to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bestlookingcrusier2021. Voting will end on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 12 p.m. The top 13 finishers will earn a spot on the 2022 calendar.

KSP will share the contest on its social media platforms. It asks for the public’s support to vote for KSP and share the contest information with family and friends.

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