richard saint-blancard http://wkms.org en 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 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 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