Michael Halbleib is currently a Lt Colonel with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit. Michael began his career with the Louisville Police Department in 1992. He was soon promoted to Detective with the Metro Narcotics Major Case Unit. He investigated numerous major case narcotic trafficking organizations and assisted in the prosecution and conviction of several criminal syndicates / conspiracies. Michael was awarded the Louisville Police Officer of the Year in 2000 while in the major case narcotics unit. He was a Field Training Officer and spent 5 years with the Homicide Unit and SWAT. Michael has been teaching in the field of narcotics for the community, police in-service classes and recruit classes for 16 years.
Michael was also awarded the Executive Merit Award, the Jefferson County Judge Executive’s Merit Award and nominated for the 2009 & 2010 Bluecoat’s Officer of the Year. Currently Michael is a Lt Colonel and manages a narcotics unit that focuses on mid level and major case cartel investigations. He is also a certified police instructor with the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council and an expert witness for the Jefferson and Bullitt County Commonwealth Attorney’s Offices.