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KLE Magazine Issue 50, Summer 2014




DJJ Names New Deputy Commissioner
Denney Photo Department of Juvenile Justice acting Commissioner Bob Hayter announced the appointment of a new deputy commissioner of Community and Mental Health Services position at DJJ. Go Here Kentucky Officer Profile
Officer Benner Photo Instead of patrolling the streets, Kenton County Police Officer Steve Benner spends most of his shift patrolling the Internet, waiting for would-be criminals to message his 13-year-old girl persona. Trained by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Benner is committed to protecting Kentucky's children.
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KACP Names New Chief of the Year
Chief Crider Photo Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police Named 2014 Chief of the Year at its conference in July. Go Here New Chiefs Visit this link for the updated list of new chiefs. Go Here Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Announce $2Million in Grant Funding
Kjpsc Logo $2 million in funding is available for public safety grants through the federal Violence Against Women Act Services, Training, Officers, Prosecution (STOP) program. Applications for the funding are due by Oct. 17, 2014. Go Here Kentucky Names School Resource Officer of the Year
Sam Wade photo The annual award is given to a Kentucky school-resource officer who has served as a strong role model and has provided services to his or her schools and communities above and beyond what is expected in his or her position. Go Here New DOCJT Leadership Supervisor Selected
Steven Howard Photo Twenty-one year veteran of the Morehead Police Department named DOCJT Leadership Section supervisor. Go Here Hidden Compartments: Officer Survival Tip
Survival video Watch, listen and learn as legendary trainer, JD "Buck" Savage (Lt. Dave Smith, ret.) discusses hidden compartments and the accompanying hidden dangers that have to be thought about, looked for and paid attention to. Go Here Understanding the Dangers in Arrest Situations
Arrest Photo People may find it surprising to learn that felonious killings of officers each year most often occur during arrest situations. Learn how to avoid complacency in these potentially dangerous situations. Go Here How to Avoid Gaining Weight on the Job
Scale Photo Obesity in police officers not only creates significant problems for an individual officer's health, it also causes issues in law enforcement as a whole. Go Here Constables in Kentucky
Constable Report Cover The first comprehensive evaluation of the office of constable since its creation in 1850. Go Here Kentucky's Most Wanted
KSP Logo View Kentucky State Police most wanted fugitives. Go Here Safety Tip
Below 100 Logo Each month we will share a safety tip from the 'Below 100' initiative. To see more, click the 'Below 100' link in the side bar. Go Here

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KLEC Meeting Dates
KLEC Logo The Kentucky Law Enforcement Council meets quarterly to discuss issues that affect law enforcement across the state. Go Here DOCJT Competition Shoot -- New Multi-Gun Format
Competition Shoot Photo The 23rd Annual DOCJT Competition Shoot will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014. Go Here KLEMF 5K Registration Now Open
Klemf 5k Photo Registration for the KLEMF 5K run/walk is NOW OPEN!! This year there also will be a 1-mile fun run and lower registration fee for participants under 10 years old. Go Here KWLEN Annual Conference
Kwlen Conference Location Photo The Kentucky Women's Law Enforcement Network conference will be Nov. 12 to 14 at the Louisville Galt House. Go Here Ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference
Ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference Location Photo The 16th Annual Ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference will be Dec. 10 to 12 at the Marriot Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington. Go Here

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KLEDispatches occasionally provides notices or announcements of training offered or hosted by various agencies and private companies. An interested agency should inquire about the training prior to enrolling in any training announced herein. Unless noted otherwise, no certification, accreditation, or endorsement of training is intended or implied by inclusion in this document.

Free Upcoming Webinars for Law Enforcement
Justice Cclearinghouse Logo The Justice Clearinghouse is hosting several free webinars for anyone to attend, including topics such as: Below 100, Strategic Planning and Crime Reduction Through Identifying and Targeting Criminal Offenders. Go Here FREE Webinar for Sworn Law Enforcement Professionals
Evaw Webinar Photo This webinar is funded with an award from the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice to provide technical assistance specifically for front-line law enforcement professionals. Go Here 2014 DOCJT Training Schedule Book
Schedule Book Cover The 2014 schedule book is available.
Schedule Book: Go Here Free Training from RDPC
RDPC The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium is a DHS funded program providing training and resources to rural first responders. RDPC courses are offered both in-person and online, and are provided at no cost. Go Here

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Cruiser of the month Visit this link for the cruisers of the month. Go Here

New Cruiser Photos
Does you agency have a new police cruiser? We would like to see it. Please send us a photo of your new cruiser at to be previewed in an upcoming edition of KLEDispatches.

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Six Wearables to Keep Your Track of your Fitness Goals
Fitness Band Photo Here are six fitness devices that can monitor your activity levels when you're on the move. Go Here

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Use of Force: Employing the TASER
Taser Photo What is the law within our Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals when it decides cases of qualified immunity? Go Here KY Criminal Law Manual
Criminal Law Manual Cover Includes the most recent changes in law. Go Here Visit DOCJT Legal on the Web
DOCJT Logo Here you can find new Supreme Court cases, the Kentucky Criminal Law Manual, Open Records Decisions and new case laws. Go Here

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Shots Around Kentucky
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