kentucky state police http://wkms.org en KSP Warn of "One-Ring" Phone Scam http://wkms.org/post/ksp-warn-one-ring-phone-scam <p>Kentucky State Police say they’re hoping to prevent residents from losing money in a telephone scam that’s shown up in other parts of the country.&nbsp; Sgt. Michael Webb said criminals overseas are auto-dialing thousands of cell phones inside the U.S. and hanging up after just one ring.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 19:19:57 +0000 Emil Moffatt (KPR) 38524 at http://wkms.org KSP Warn of "One-Ring" Phone Scam Mayfield 9-1-1 Calls Going to KSP http://wkms.org/post/mayfield-9-1-1-calls-going-ksp <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Mayfield Mayor Teresa Cantrell is set to broker an interlocal agreement between the city and the Kentucky State Police Post 1 to provide 9-1-1 dispatching services.</p><p>The Mayfield City Council recently gave unanimous consent for Cantrell to seek the partnership.</p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 22:21:50 +0000 John Null 37386 at http://wkms.org Mayfield 9-1-1 Calls Going to KSP KSP Seizes $2.1M Meth Haul in Graves County http://wkms.org/post/ksp-seizes-21m-meth-haul-graves-county <p>The Kentucky State Police seized nearly 50 pounds of crystal methamphetamine in Graves County Thursday following an investigation and traffic stop.</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:37:01 +0000 John Null 36419 at http://wkms.org KSP Seizes $2.1M Meth Haul in Graves County Kentucky ACLU Criticizes Large-Scale Police Targeting of 'Low Level' Drug Suspects http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-aclu-criticizes-large-scale-police-targeting-low-level-drug-suspects <p>The Kentucky State Police embarked Friday on what officials are calling “the largest one-day drug round-up in agency history"—but the state ACLU suggests that the busts are misguided.</p><p>Dubbed “Operation Black Friday,” state police were targeting nearly 500 people were being &nbsp;targeted for arrest across the state on charges mostly related to drug trafficking,&nbsp;KSP spokesman Sgt. Richard Saint-Blancard said.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:43:09 +0000 Jonathan Meador (KPR) 36213 at http://wkms.org Kentucky ACLU Criticizes Large-Scale Police Targeting of 'Low Level' Drug Suspects Kentucky State Police Offer Training Program For 'Live Shooter' Incidents in Schools http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-state-police-offer-training-program-live-shooter-incidents-schools Kentucky State Police have launched a new program to help train school officials on how to respond when gunshots are fired on campus.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Shutterstock.com" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/shutterstock_121588291.jpg" alt="" /><p>The active shooter program was developed by a number of stakeholders over the past several months and police say it’s a direct response to shootings at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School last December.<p>KSP Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:06:43 +0000 Devin Katayama 36153 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Police Offer Training Program For 'Live Shooter' Incidents in Schools KSP and State Fire Marshal Investigate Possibility Of Marshall County Double Arson http://wkms.org/post/ksp-and-state-fire-marshal-investigate-possibility-marshall-county-double-arson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky State Police and State Fire Marshall are investigating foul play surrounding two Marshall County house fires that occurred within hours of each other Tuesday night.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:44:39 +0000 Rob Canning 35766 at http://wkms.org KSP and State Fire Marshal Investigate Possibility Of Marshall County Double Arson Kentucky Law Enforcement Reacts To Illinois Marijuana Law http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-law-enforcement-reacts-illinois-marijuana-law <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois' legalization of medicinal marijuana takes effect January&nbsp;</span>1st<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and sets up a 4-year pilot program for state-run dispensaries and cultivation centers.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While Illinois is predicted to enact some of the strictest regulations in the nation, law enforcement officials and prosecutors from neighboring states worry about transport of the drug over state lines.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:26:06 +0000 Rob Canning 33712 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Law Enforcement Reacts To Illinois Marijuana Law KSP involved in Fulton County Shooting http://wkms.org/post/ksp-involved-fulton-county-shooting <p>A Fulton County man is in a Memphis, Tennessee hospital following an exchange of gunfire with police late Sunday night.&nbsp; Fulton and South Fulton city police, along with a Kentucky State Police trooper, responded to a 9-1-1 call of shots fired at a Fulton County apartment complex.&nbsp; They found 56-year-old Keith Dildine barricaded inside his apartment refusing to come outside.&nbsp; After a brief stand off, Dildine came out of the residence and fired at the responding officers.&nbsp; The police returned fire, striking Dildine, who then went back into the apartment.&nbsp; Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:11:18 +0000 Todd Hatton 32849 at http://wkms.org KSP involved in Fulton County Shooting Hazel House Fire Victim Identified http://wkms.org/post/hazel-house-fire-victim-identified <p></p><p>Kentucky State Police have identified Patricia Bohne, 32, as the victim of a Wednesday morning house fire in Hazel.</p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 21:13:59 +0000 John Null 32054 at http://wkms.org Hazel House Fire Victim Identified No Traffic Deaths in KY During New Year's Holiday http://wkms.org/post/no-traffic-deaths-ky-during-new-years-holiday <p></p><p>Kentucky made it through the New Year holiday without any highway fatalities. Kentucky State Police say seven people died in seven separate crashes between Dec. 26 through Jan. 1, but preliminary statistics show none of those occurred during the New Year’s holiday. That time period ran from 6 p.m. Dec. 28 through New Year’s Day. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 14:04:59 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 26346 at http://wkms.org No Traffic Deaths in KY During New Year's Holiday