police http://wkms.org en TBI Releases Report Of Law Enforcement's Use of Deadly Force http://wkms.org/post/tbi-releases-report-law-enforcements-use-deadly-force <p>The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today released its first-ever study on the use of deadly force by the state&rsquo;s law enforcement agencies while in the line of duty. &nbsp;</p><p>Not to be confused with the Law Enforcement Officers Killed or Assaulted report, the new study examines the critical effects the use of deadly force has on the officer, the department and the community. &nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:31:52 +0000 Rob Canning 35517 at http://wkms.org TBI Releases Report Of Law Enforcement's Use of Deadly Force Clarksville's Escorted Funeral Processions Getting Shorter http://wkms.org/post/clarksvilles-escorted-funeral-processions-getting-shorter <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 26px;">Police escorted Funeral Processions in Clarksville will be noticeably shorter in the coming months due to a new regulation which limits the length of the police escorted procession to seven cars including the hearse.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:20:02 +0000 Drew Adams 29540 at http://wkms.org Clarksville's Escorted Funeral Processions Getting Shorter Police Providing Security Support to Paris Schools http://wkms.org/post/police-providing-security-support-paris-schools <p></p><p>Local police are providing security for schools in the Paris Special School District while administrators review and update safety plans. PSSD Director Mike Brown says Paris Police and Henry County Sheriff officers will be in each of the three schools in the district. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 21:24:01 +0000 Shelly Baskin 26376 at http://wkms.org Police Providing Security Support to Paris Schools Madisonville Arrests Up 24 Percent from Last Year http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-arrests-24-percent-last-year <p>Arrests in the city of Madisonville Kentucky are up 24 percent compared to last year. Police Chief Wade Williams credits increased patrols and the use of statistical analysis of crimes for the rise in arrests.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:48:43 +0000 Shelly Baskin 23756 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Arrests Up 24 Percent from Last Year Kentucky "Drive Sober" Campaign Results in Over 1,600 Citations http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-drive-sober-campaign-results-over-1600-citations <p>Kentucky’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement effort resulted in 1,636 citations for drunken driving this year. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety coordinated campaign with 200 state and local law enforcement agencies from August 17th to September 3rd. The federally funded effort also led to over 1,400 felony arrests and thirteen hundred 1,300 drug arrests. State Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock says the campaign is meant to educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:16:17 +0000 Shelly Baskin 23635 at http://wkms.org Kentucky "Drive Sober" Campaign Results in Over 1,600 Citations Afternoon Round-Up 6/21/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-62112 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> When complete, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/20/154852321/in-indiana-a-u-s-superhighway-may-hit-the-skids">Interstate 69 will provide a direct route from Mexico to Canada through the Midwest</a>. Indiana must build miles of road to complete its leg of the project, but funding for the necessary construction is dwindling.</p><p><strong>Western Kentucky:</strong></p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 21:14:48 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18485 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 6/21/12 Paducah Shooting http://wkms.org/post/paducah-shooting <p>Paducah police are investigating the shooting death of a Memphis man at the Elmwood Housing Complex.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 21:12:11 +0000 Heidi Couch 18337 at http://wkms.org Paducah Shooting Police must have more than anonymous tips http://wkms.org/post/police-must-have-more-anonymous-tips <p>The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled police must corroborate anonymous tips before officers stop and frisk someone.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:04:05 +0000 Todd Hatton 18196 at http://wkms.org Police must have more than anonymous tips McCracken County Inmate Missing from Work Detail http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-inmate-missing-work-detail <p>Police are looking for a McCracken County jail inmate held on theft and drug charges after he escaped from a work detail yesterday.&nbsp; Kentucky State Police say 20-year-old William C. Murrell was last seen just after two Tuesday afternoon at his work detail in Paducah. He&#39;s believed to have left the area on foot.&nbsp; Police say his green jail jumpsuit was found nearby, and officers are unable to give a current clothing description.&nbsp; Murrell is described as black, 5-foot-10 and 152 pounds.&nbsp; Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact state police.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:48:19 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 17670 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Inmate Missing from Work Detail Clarksville Police drop pads for ticket printers http://wkms.org/post/clarksville-police-drop-pads-ticket-printers <p>Clarksville&rsquo;s Police Department is going paperless in an effort to cut down times for traffic stops and help the City Court become more efficient.&nbsp; Police Chief Al Ansley tells the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle he hopes to have the paperless traffic stops in place soon.&nbsp; He says it will cut down the time it takes to issue a citation from fifteen minutes down to five and eliminate time-consuming data entry for city clerks.&nbsp; Ansley also says the paperless system will save the department money on ticket books.&nbsp; He says the department has ordered 148 printers, one for eac Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:38:22 +0000 Todd Hatton 17566 at http://wkms.org Clarksville Police drop pads for ticket printers