Kentucky State Police http://wkms.org en Kentucky State Police Find No Misconduct By LRC Director Bobby Sherman http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-state-police-find-no-misconduct-lrc-director-bobby-sherman <p>After a nearly seven-month investigation, the Kentucky State Police say investigators found no evidence that former Legislative Research Commission executive director Bobby Sherman shredded work-related documents to cover-up information on sexual harassment within the state legislature.</p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:54:01 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40986 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Police Find No Misconduct By LRC Director Bobby Sherman KSP Arrests Calloway County Man in Relation to New Concord Arson Investigation http://wkms.org/post/ksp-arrests-calloway-county-man-relation-new-concord-arson-investigation <p>The Kentucky State Police has arrested a New Concord man on&nbsp;arson charges stemming back to a Calloway County house fire in February.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 20:44:55 +0000 Rob Canning 40952 at http://wkms.org KSP Arrests Calloway County Man in Relation to New Concord Arson Investigation Webster County Officials Searching for Escaped Inmate http://wkms.org/post/webster-county-officials-searching-escaped-inmate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Webster County officials are searching for an escaped inmate last seen in </span>Madisonville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Monday morning.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 18:33:34 +0000 Parker Franklin 40860 at http://wkms.org Webster County Officials Searching for Escaped Inmate KSP Trooper on 'Click it or Ticket' Effort http://wkms.org/post/ksp-trooper-click-it-or-ticket-effort <p>Kentucky State Police Post 1 Officer Jay Thomas visits Tracy Ross on <em>Sounds Good</em> fore details on the Click It or Ticket campaign across the U.S. and Commonwealth. The effort is to bring awareness to the issue of wearing seatbelts. Thomas says he'd much rather see people buckled up at traffic checkpoints than give tickets. Thomas says much of the traffic fatalities in 2013 involved victims who weren't wearing seatbelts.</p><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 19:01:50 +0000 Tracy Ross 40506 at http://wkms.org KSP Trooper on 'Click it or Ticket' Effort KSP Hosts Citizens' Academy and Trooper Island Truck Raffle http://wkms.org/post/ksp-hosts-citizens-academy-and-trooper-island-truck-raffle <p>The Kentucky State Police hold a ten-week Citizens' Police Academy starting tomorrow night, March 19 in Murray. The Academy provides an opportunity to become familiar with police operations, to allow citizens to become better informed about the actual role of a police officer. KSP&nbsp;Post 1 Information Officer Jay Thomas visits Sounds Good to talk with Tracy about the Academy, the longstanding KSP philanthropy Trooper Island and the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 truck raffle.</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:09:53 +0000 Tracy Ross 39330 at http://wkms.org KSP Hosts Citizens' Academy and Trooper Island Truck Raffle KSP's Brewer Highlights Budget Woes http://wkms.org/post/ksps-brewer-highlights-budget-woes <p></p><p>FRANKFORT — Kentucky's top state trooper says his agency is suffering from a shortage in staff.</p><p>Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer told a state House committee that years of flatlining budgets and a proposed 2.5 percent cut under Gov. Steve Beshear’s latest spending plan have put a squeeze on the agency.</p><p>Brewer says expenses in employee retirement, healthcare costs and fleet maintenance have led to layoffs. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:04:01 +0000 Jonathan Meador 38644 at http://wkms.org KSP's Brewer Highlights Budget Woes KSP and Sheriff Depts. Stretch To Cover Local Law Enforcement Gap http://wkms.org/post/ksp-and-sheriff-depts-stretch-cover-local-law-enforcement-gap <p>The Kentucky State Police and local sheriff departments are stretching their staffs to cover a shortfall in local law enforcement presence.</p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:07:25 +0000 Rob Canning 36529 at http://wkms.org KSP and Sheriff Depts. Stretch To Cover Local Law Enforcement Gap KY Supreme Court To Hear Informant Case http://wkms.org/post/ky-supreme-court-hear-informant-case <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal lawsuit brought by the family of a man who was killed while serving as an informant for the Kentucky State Police.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:31:52 +0000 The Associated Press 35796 at http://wkms.org KY Supreme Court To Hear Informant Case Kentucky House Speaker Turns Over Memos To Police Amidst Shredding Allegations http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-house-speaker-turns-over-memos-police-amidst-shredding-allegations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky House Speaker Greg </span>Stumbo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has&nbsp;given the Kentucky State Police&nbsp;memos regarding documents shredded by the former head of the Legislative Research Commission. </span></p><p>Stumbo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> provided the documents to legislative security specialist Rick </span>Devers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> along with a request for state police to take whatever action is deemed appropriate.&nbsp;House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover asked for an investigation after former </span>LRC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Director Bobby Sherman returned to his office with other staffers&nbsp;on Sunday, two days after he resigned, and shredded documents.&nbsp;</span></p><p>One of the staffers, Deputy Director Robert Jenkins, said the documents that were destroyed were either duplicates or were of a personal nature, including junk mail, mortgage papers and salary comparisons for LRC.</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:28:58 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 35185 at http://wkms.org Kentucky House Speaker Turns Over Memos To Police Amidst Shredding Allegations Kentucky State Police Step Up Motorway Enforcement For Holiday Weekend http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-state-police-step-motorway-enforcement-holiday-weekend <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky State Police are increasing their presence on roadways this Labor Day weekend. &nbsp;KSP Commander of Public Affairs Sergeant Richard </span>Saint-Blancard<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said the stepped up enforcement coincides with the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.</span></p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:44:30 +0000 Rob Canning 34471 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Police Step Up Motorway Enforcement For Holiday Weekend