Police Braced For Holiday Traffic

Police departments across the region are braced for the surge of holiday travelers on the roadways. Kentucky State Police spokesperson Sergeant David Jude says troopers will be out in full force over the coming week with increased patrols and checkpoints. They’ll be focused on catching impaired drivers. Jude says the state’s fiscal crisis is not… Continue reading Police Braced For Holiday Traffic

KSP Limited to Two-Percent Budget Cuts

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is ordering most state agencies to trim spending by four-percent, but he’s limiting Kentucky State Police to two-percent cuts. That’s good news to Justice Secretary Michael Brown, who says KSP’s current force strength is at a 30-year low and demands are growing. “2010, Kentucky will… Continue reading KSP Limited to Two-Percent Budget Cuts

KSP Officer Dismissed on Misconduct Charges

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A Kentucky State Police sergeant has been drummed out of the corps on misconduct charges. A six-member Kentucky State Police Trial Board has found Sgt. Corey Buckner guilty of four violations of KSP standards of conduct. Called into question were his honesty, conformance to law and responsibility as a… Continue reading KSP Officer Dismissed on Misconduct Charges