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Kentucky Law Enforcement Dispatches
GOVERNOR MATTHEW G. BEVIN   |   JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET SECRETARY JOHN TILLEY
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Gov. Bevin addresses Kentucky law enforcement concerns in his first budget proposal for the Commonwealth

Among the hundreds of issues covered in Gov. Matt Bevin's first state budget proposal on Tuesday night, multiple items addressed specific concerns of the Kentucky law enforcement community, including a call to improve officer proficiency grants that have stagnated at their current level since 2001. READ MORE

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KY Officer Invents Viper Shield

A Kentucky officer invented a nine pound shield, just a T-handle pull and an open door away from the officer. It is light enough for an officer to carry one-handed and run with it. It also has a large viewport. READ MORE
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KLEMF Scholarship

The Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation will be granting up to twenty-five scholarships this year. March 31, 2016 is the deadline for the KLEMF Scholarship. APPLY TODAY (68KB PDF)

Kentucky Officer Profile

Strong. Resilient. Positive. All excellent descriptors for this officer who is currently winning his battle against cancer while still proudly serving his community. READ MORE
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FBI Semiannual Uniform Crime Report

Preliminary figures indicate that law enforcement agencies throughout the nation showed an overall increase of 1.7 percent in the number of violent crimes brought to their attention for the first 6 months of 2015. LEARN MORE
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Ruling on DUI Checkpoints

The Kentucky Supreme Court has recently clarified the constitutional requirements for DUI checkpoints. READ MORE
Violation Code Updates
KYOPS users will need to update their code files to be in compliance with new House Bill 8. LEARN MORE (47KB PDF)
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Domestic/Dating Violence Protection

The 2015 Kentucky General Assembly passed House Bill 8, a new law on domestic violence and interpersonal protective orders that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2016. READ MORE
Legal Updates
View the Third Quarter Updates, Interpersonal Protective Orders, and Roll Call Training on the DOCJT Legal Website. READ MORE
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Directory of Kentucky Law Enforcement Associations
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View the Current Issue of KLE Magazine
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Cruiser of the Month
No new Kentucky LAW ENFORCEMENT EXECUTIVES since the last issue of Kentucky Law Enforcement Dispatches.
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Kentucky's Most Wanted

View Kentucky State Police most wanted fugitives. READ MORE
Below 100 Tip of the Month
Body armor works better and lasts longer when it isn't allowed to get wet or stay wet. Whenever it's exposed to moisture, make sure it's thoroughly aired out and allowed to dry. READ MORE
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2016 Schedule of Law Enforcement Training

The DOCJT 2016 Schedule Book is now available. LEARN MORE (1.79MB PDF)

Training Resources

KLE Dispatches 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.

Below 100 - Train the Trainer

Interested in FREE training? Check out Below 100 Train the Trainer courses across Kentucky. READ MORE

Free TI Simulator Training

The Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services is offering Firearms training at 40 locations statewide. VIEW DATES

Free Training from 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. READ MORE

Events & Meetings

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The Kentucky Law Enforcement Council meets quarterly to discuss issues that affect law enforcement across the state. VIEW MEETING DATES

Spring Conference

The Kentucky State FOP Spring Conference will be held March 4-6, 2016 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. READ MORE
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Annual Conference

The KACP will hold their annual conference July 31-August 4, 2016 in Bowling Green. READ MORE
 

Cruiser of the Month
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Kentucky Criminal Law Manual
Kentucky Criminal Law Manual  — Includes the most recent changes in law. LEARN MORE (2.35MB PDF)
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Visit DOCJT Legal on the Web  —  Supreme Court cases, the Kentucky Criminal Law Manual, Open Records Decisions and new case laws.
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Focus on Forensics  — Latest issue, published by the Kentucky State Police LEARN MORE (752KB PDF)

We Love Patches!

KLEDispatches wants to highlight your department's patch. Please send us your patch in a high resolution JPG to KLEDispatches@ky.gov.

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Kentucky on Your Watch

Baskett, Ky in Henderson County
Submitted by: Debbie Scott, Kentucky State Police Post 16

We are asking for law enforcement professionals to submit their favorite photos highlighting Kentucky. Sunrise, sunsets, landscapes, Kentucky wildlife or life in Kentucky. Submissions will be screened and the photo will be credited to you. Please send your photo to KLEDispatches@ky.gov.

 
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