Kentucky State Trooper Jerry Wise says he and his colleagues on the force are hoping those extra hours they’re working turn out to be uneventful.
The playing cards have all been approved by the families of victims pictured. Each playing card contains a photo, a brief description of the crime and a toll free tip line number.
Nine thousand decks of playing cards, with the names and faces of murdered and missing Kentuckians on the 52 cards in each deck, are being distributed to prison inmates statewide.
The number of methamphetamine labs found in Kentucky has again increased over last year, as law enforcement officials face dwindling resources in fighting the drug.
Dueling complaints over alleged improper endorsements in the Louisville mayor’s race are now being handled by the Kentucky State Police. Each party claims the rival party’s candidate violated the law by trading influence for support.
Applicants must be 21, a U.S. citizen, have a good driving record, and have either some college experience, or a high school diploma and military or police experience.
Right now, there are 858 Kentucky State Police troopers. The cadet class graduating Friday will raise that to 921. But that’s still below preferred strength, says KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer.
Beginning Thursday, it will be illegal for anyone to send text messages or e-mail while driving. Kentucky State Police Lieutenant David Jude says anyone in violation of the law will probably be easy to identify.
by Stephanie Crosby The Kentucky State Police joined with their counterparts in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan over the weekend in an enforcement blitz aimed at finding violations by and around commercial motor vehicles. The 24-hour enforcement blitz focused on routine stops and inspections of tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles. Trooper John Hawkins says the blitzes… Continue reading KSP Issues 419 Commercial Vehicle Citations in Blitz
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh State agency heads in Kentucky continue outlining their funding needs to budget subcommittees in Frankfort. Right now, there are 876 Kentucky State Police troopers, but ideally, the cadre should be one-thousand-70. A new cadet class begins in April, but KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer says with attrition and retirements, it won’t… Continue reading Kentucky Agencies Outline Funding Needs