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Kentucky State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency are partnering together in an effort to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.

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A police officer has been arrested as part of an investigation into an alleged prostitution ring near Fort Campbell. 

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A female former substitute teacher in Kentucky accused of having sex with two male students has pleaded not guilty.


People interested in joining the Kentucky State Police can apply through the agency's website.


Kentucky State Police say a teenager has been found unharmed in New Mexico two days after being reported missing. 15-year-old Jenna Oakley of Danville was located in a motel parking lot in Tucumcari, New Mexico.

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A judge has dismissed drug charges against a western Kentucky couple after ruling that evidence collected by state police was inadmissible. 

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Governor Matt Bevin has ceremonially signed legislation that requires all untested sexual assault examination kits to be sent to the Kentucky State Police crime lab by the beginning of next year.

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The Kentucky State Police is seeking community assistance in solving a theft of more than $100,000 dollars of equipment stolen from a western Kentucky construction site. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Starting this week, Kentucky State Police troopers are earning higher pay for their service.  Governor Matt Bevin and state lawmakers worked earlier this year to include salary increases in the budget.  

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Kentucky State Police at Post 1 in Hickory held a dedication ceremony Monday for a memorial honoring two fallen Graves County troopers. The monument remembers Trooper Eric Chrisman and Joseph Ponder. Both troopers died in service last year.