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KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders Addresses the Opioid Addiction Crisis in Kentucky

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Trooper Teddy Bear Program


The Trooper Teddy Bear Project came to life in December of 1989 after Kentucky First Lady Martha Wilkinson hosted a gala fundraiser at Red Mile Racecourse earlier that summer. The black tie event raised the needed funds to purchase 2,000 Trooper Teddy Bears. The concept of the program was for Troopers to provide stuffed animals to children during traumatic experiences such as a car crash, child or sexual abuse cases and also distribute to terminally ill children. The first allotment of bears included a personal note on each stuffed animal from First Lady Wilkinson. KSP partnered with the Indiana State Police with this effort and they too passed out Trooper Bears. The program ran out of funding in early 2000 until recently when KSP was able to utilize asset forfeiture funds from criminal drug activity to purchase bears. The agency plans to sustain the program by offering the bears for sale to the public.

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KSP Looking for New Leads in Officer Ellis Murder


KSP Now Hiring: Automotive Technicians


KSP Now Hiring: Automotive Technician I position in Franklin County, to apply for these positions please go to: https://careers.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx,  for more information contact our Supply Branch at 502.782.2060.


KSP Accepting Trooper Cadet Applications


The Kentucky State Police is now taking applications for its next Academy class. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/career.html.

Information available on the website includes an outline of the application process, a list of minimum requirements and disqualifications, a downloadable application form with a list of required supporting documents, a downloadable study guide for the written test, physical standards requirements and a list of testing dates, times and locations.

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Confiscated Weapons Sale


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