Kentucky State Police

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. 

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Kentucky State Police are investigating an apparent accidental shooting Wednesday afternoon in Hickory, Graves County, involving an off-duty police officer and a 17 year old girl. 

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Kentucky State Police have arrested an employee of the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex in Lyon County for sexually assaulting an inmate. 

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Kentucky State Police in Graves County and US Marshals have arrested an Indiana woman wanted in Michigan for several violent crimes. 

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The Kentucky State Police and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office are investigating events that led to a hostage situation in Benton. 

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Kentucky saw a greater number of highway fatalities in 2015 according to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and Kentucky State Police. 

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A Kentucky State Police trooper has been placed on leave after a shooting death in western Kentucky. State police said on Tuesday that Trooper Curtis Crick, a five-year veteran of the agency, was placed on paid administrative leave. 

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Kentucky State Police is investigating a death related to a house fire in Livingston County Monday night. 

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The head of Kentucky State Police is retiring. The law enforcement agency announced today on Facebook Commissioner Rodney Brewer is stepping down February 29 after 34 years of service. 

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