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Three law enforcement, justice bills praised by crime group

Bills relating to humane treatment of pregnant inmates, transfers of juveniles to adult court, and greater accountability for law enforcement misconduct will now head to the house floor

State, local law enforcement get $1.4 million

Funding to prevent and control crime, improve the criminal justice system

Police wives have a message for the rest of us

Almost two dozen wives of law enforcement officers across the state have gotten together a "social distanced" a message for everyone else.

Governor: More police, National Guard security coming to medical facilities

With spike in cases feared this week, safeguards coming for medical facilities, patients, workers.

House finalizes mental health training measure

Measure expands training opportunities for people who deal with the public.

‘Jill’s Law’ passes House, Senate up next

The Kentucky House has passed a bill requiring law enforcement agencies to develop pursuit policies.

Law enforcement honored for keeping drunk drivers off the road

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) recognized more than 200 law enforcement officers Thursday from more than 180 agencies across Kentucky for their work keeping drunk drivers off the roads.

Troopers make surprise stop at 9-year-old’s birthday party

State Troopers and Owensboro Police Department teamed up to surprise a 9-year-old at his birthday party.

Police unsure why man went on West Texas shooting rampage

Police say they are not sure why a man with a misdemeanor on his record and no warrant for his arrest erupted in a spate of violence.

Twenty-two officers graduate from sergeant’s course

Law enforcement officers from agencies across the commonwealth were recognized Friday.

DOCJT Public Safety Dispatch Academy class 127 graduates

Twenty-two law enforcement dispatchers graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy.

Education initiative for law enforcement recruits announced Tuesday

The Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training is launching a new initiative that will allow basic training recruits to earn an associates degree.

State Police need new recruits

KSP Recruitment meet and greet event for for people that have an interest in a career in law enforcement.

AG, FBI partner to train law enforcement to better solve crimes

Two trainings will take place in July for detectives, homicide and sex crime investigators as well as cold case and missing persons units.

Memorial service held to remember fallen officers

Law enforcement officers risk their lives everyday to protect ours.

Criminal justice bill passes Senate; House approval expected

The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation’s war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society.

Senate Committee passes controversial “gang bill”

Emotions ran high during a senate committee meeting as lawmakers clashed with leaders of the African American community over whether or not House Bill 169, the gang prevention bill, disproportionately targets minority youth.

Body camera bill passes House, moves to Senate

A bill that would specify when footage from body cameras worn by law enforcement may be accessed and used by the public received approval Tuesday in the state House.

Medical marijuana bill runs into law enforcement opposition

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky has run into strong opposition from law enforcement officials.

Some parents and students upset over school safety meeting

A meeting in Lexington was supposed to be about school safety, but angry students and parents wanted to talk about something else that happened Thursday.

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Softball community remembers Sophia Black with tournament, balloon release

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