Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander-in-Chief Brian Duffy (left) and Richard Quire, VFW Dept. of Kentucky Surgeon (right) presented Kentucky State Police Deputy Commissioner Alex Payne (center) with an $8,000 check on June 9 in support of the Trooper Teddy Project, which provides stuffed animals to help calm children’s fears during traumatic experiences such as car crashes, child or sexual abuse cases or serious illnesses. It also helps develop trust between children and law enforcement officers...Click here to read more.
Lt. Governor To Honor Fallen Officers At KSP Memorial Service
FRANKFORT, KY (May 25, 2017) – Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton joined Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders to remember fallen KSP troopers and officers at a memorial service and wreath-laying ceremony held today at the KSP Training Academy in Frankfort.
“We are here to honor those who gave their lives in the line of duty and recognize the sacrifices of their families,” said Lt. Gov. Hampton...Click here to read more.
Local Police Officers Begin Accelerated Training Class To Become State Troopers
Sixty-three law enforcement officers from throughout the Commonwealth reported to the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort today to begin an intensive, accelerated training program designed for current police officers who want to become Kentucky State Troopers...Click here to read more.
KSP Announces New Hiring Guidelines For State Troopers
The Kentucky State Police will now be able to accept more applications than ever thanks to new hiring qualifications established by the legislature. Anyone who possesses a high school diploma or GED and has three years of work experience now qualifies to apply for employment as a Kentucky State Trooper...Click here to read more.
Confiscated Weapons Sale
Next Confiscated Weapons Auction will be July 18, 2017 and open to Federally Licensed Dealers Only.
KSP Visits Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville
Kentucky State Police personnel visited Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville on April 25 to distribute Trooper Teddy bears to patients. Shown left to right are: Sgt. Brad Arterburn, Officer Stevie Douglas, Trooper Josh Brashears (standing) and 11-year-old Dale!
Kentucky State Police personnel visited Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville on April 25 to help lift the spirits of pediatric patients facing medical therapy...Click here to read more.
KSP ADDRESSES THE OPIOID ADDICTION CRISIS IN KENTUCKY
To support its Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children, the Kentucky State Police is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Winter Edition 4x4, an iconic U.S. brand that shares the same heritage as the vehicle American GIs rode to victory in World War II. Its features include Rhino clear coat exterior paint and black interior, four-door design with black three-piece hard top, air conditioning and heated front seats, a 3.6 L 285 hp engine, a five-speed automatic transmission, 17-inch black aluminum wheels, remote start and keyless entry, tilt steering column, leather-wrapped steering-wheel with audio controls, all-terrain tires, all-weather slush mats, rear-window wiper/washer and defroster and nine speaker Alpine all-weather premium sound system.
Tickets are $10 each. To purchase a ticket, contact any KSP post or CVE region office located throughout the state. Only 20,000 tickets will be sold. The winning ticket will be drawn on August 27, 2017 at the Kentucky State Fair. Ticket holders do not have to be present at the drawing to win. Raffle winner is responsible for all tax and license fees.
Trooper Island is a free summer camp for underprivileged boys and girls age 10-12 operated by the Kentucky State Police on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County. It is financed entirely by donations, no public funds are used. Each year, the camp hosts approximately 700 children, providing good food, fresh air, recreation, guidance and structured, esteem-building activities designed to build good citizenship and positive relationships with law enforcement officers. Visit www.kentuckystatepolice.org for more information. (Charitable gaming license #0000633.)