Kentucky State Police

Government
6:54 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Kentucky State Police Find No Misconduct By LRC Director Bobby Sherman

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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.

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Government
3:44 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

KSP Arrests Calloway County Man in Relation to New Concord Arson Investigation

The Kentucky State Police has arrested a New Concord man on arson charges stemming back to a Calloway County house fire in February. 

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Government
1:33 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Webster County Officials Searching for Escaped Inmate

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Webster County officials are searching for an escaped inmate last seen in Madisonville Monday morning. 

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Society
2:01 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

KSP Trooper on 'Click it or Ticket' Effort

Kentucky State Police Post 1 Officer Jay Thomas visits Tracy Ross on Sounds Good 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.

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Society
5:09 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

KSP Hosts Citizens' Academy and Trooper Island Truck Raffle

Kentucky State Police Post 1 Information Officer Jay Thomas

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 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.

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Government
8:04 am
Wed February 12, 2014

KSP's Brewer Highlights Budget Woes

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FRANKFORT — Kentucky's top state trooper says his agency is suffering from a shortage in staff.

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.

Brewer says expenses in employee retirement, healthcare costs and fleet maintenance have led to layoffs.

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Police
1:07 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

KSP and Sheriff Depts. Stretch To Cover Local Law Enforcement Gap

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The Kentucky State Police and local sheriff departments are stretching their staffs to cover a shortfall in local law enforcement presence.

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KY Supreme Court
6:31 am
Thu October 17, 2013

KY Supreme Court To Hear Informant Case

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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.

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Government
4:28 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Kentucky House Speaker Turns Over Memos To Police Amidst Shredding Allegations

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Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo has given the Kentucky State Police memos regarding documents shredded by the former head of the Legislative Research Commission.

Stumbo provided the documents to legislative security specialist Rick Devers along with a request for state police to take whatever action is deemed appropriate. House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover asked for an investigation after former LRC Director Bobby Sherman returned to his office with other staffers on Sunday, two days after he resigned, and shredded documents. 

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.

Police
2:44 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Kentucky State Police Step Up Motorway Enforcement For Holiday Weekend

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Kentucky State Police are increasing their presence on roadways this Labor Day weekend.  KSP Commander of Public Affairs Sergeant Richard Saint-Blancard said the stepped up enforcement coincides with the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

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