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Kentucky Law Enforcement Dispatches
GOVERNOR MATTHEW G. BEVIN   |   JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET SECRETARY JOHN TILLEY
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Profile: Justice Secretary John Tilley

Former State Representative John Tilley hit the ground running as the new secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. Hailing from Hopkinsville, Tilley is a former prosecutor who is nationally recognized for his work on criminal justice reform and drug policy.READ MORE

Stops Training

STOPS: More Than Stopping Cars

Learn how this tried and true training program has been credited with saving more than 300 officers’ lives. READ MORE
TSO Training

TSO Training

The Training Safety Officer course involves six steps to improved safety during training. READ MORE
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KSP Annual Awards

Kentucky State Police announce top trooper, detective, CVE Officer, Facilities Security Officer and other awards. READ MORE
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DEA Warning to Police

Roll call video advises law enforcement to exercise extreme caution with Fentanyl exposure. READ MORE | VIDEO
National Heroin Threat Assessment

National Heroin Threat Assessment

This report outlines the expanding public health crisis afflicting America due to the use and abuse of heroin and other opioid drugs. READ MORE (1.8MB PDF)
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Birchfield v. North Dakota

The final U.S. Supreme Court cases of the year included this case concerning DUI arrest. READ MORE (235KB PDF)
New Legislation
Unless emergency legislation is already in effect, all new legislation from the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly will take effect on July 15, 2016. READ MORE
Legal Updates
View the Third Quarter Updates, Interpersonal Protective Orders, and Roll Call Training. READ MORE
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Monumental Changes to KLEFPF

Certified peace officers will receive first pay raise in 15 years and more certified officers are added to KLEFPF. READ MORE
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Maintaining Your Duty Gear

Keeping your gear in good condition could save your life. READ MORE
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Kentucky Officer Profile

This officer has spent the majority of his nearly nine years with the Kentucky State Police cracking down on those who abuse drugs and alcohol. READ MORE
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Tips to Accurate Collision Documentation

Officers who work motor patrol have to document traffic collisions far more frequently than officers working directed patrol or other police duties. READ MORE
 

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CHIEFS & SHERIFFS
Kentucky State Police Most Wanted

Kentucky's Most Wanted

View Kentucky State Police most wanted fugitives. READ MORE
Below 100 Tip of the Month
Passenger-side approaches should be considered on every traffic stop. Keeping yourself away from passing traffic is a way to improve officer safety. Approaching on the passenger side may give you an edge when a bad guy is looking for a driver’s side approach. READ MORE

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.

Lexington Honor Guard School

The Lexington Police Department will host its annual Honor Guard School, August 1-5, in Lexington. LEARN MORE (62KB PDF)

National Polygraph Academy

The Academy provides an intensive 400-hour training program focused on forensic detection of deception procedures and related disciplines. LEARN MORE (627KB PDF)

Below 100 - Train the Trainer

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

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 DATES
Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police

Annual Conference

The KACP will hold their annual conference July 31-August 4, 2016 in Bowling Green. READ MORE
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K-9 Narcotics Trials

Police K-9 Teams are invited to participate in the 2016 K-9 Narcotics Trials August 19-22, 2016. LEARN MORE (584KB PDF)
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Annual Conference

The KSA will hold their annual conference September 12-16 in Owensboro. READ MORE
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Kentucky CIT Conference

The 8th Annual Kentucky CIT Conference will be held at Thomas and King Leadership Center on the Georgetown College Campus in Georgetown, Kentucky September 26-27, 2016. READ MORE
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Women Working in Corrections & Juvenile Justice Conference

The 2016 conference will highlight women’s role in the fields of Corrections and Juvenile Justice. READ MORE
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FOP Fall Conference

The Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police Fall Conference will be held October 28-30, 2016 in Lexington. READ MORE
KWLEN Training Conference
The Kentucky Women in Law Enforcement annual conference will be held November 16-18, 2016. READ MORE
 

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Kentucky Criminal Law Manual
Kentucky Criminal Law Manual  — Includes the most recent changes in law. LEARN MORE (2.35MB PDF)
Law scales
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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2016 DOCJT Class Schedule
2016 Schedule of Law Enforcement Training  — View all DOCJT training classes for 2016. LEARN MORE (1.79MB PDF)
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Kentucky on Your Watch

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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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