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DOCJT Public Safety Dispatch Academy Class 124 graduates

Twenty-three law enforcement dispatchers graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

Town hall held with officials discussing safety in the Hispanic community

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Dozens gathered at the El Mango ice cream parlor in Lexington for a town hall with Judge John Reynolds and...
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Lexington Police: Phone service down for non-emergency public safety lines

officials say a service interruption has affected non-emergency calls to Lexington’s E-911 Center.

Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – Public Safety

Ray talks about public safety with a Lexington Police Department commander.
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EKU to have active shooter exercise July 25

Eastern Kentucky University Public Safety is planning a full-scale exercise involving an active shooter scenario on campus July 25.

Winburn Public Safety Day planned for day after Lexington Police respond to three shootings

Since May 22, police have responded to four shootings in the Winburn community and about a dozen in Lexington. A community public safety day planned for Winburn Wednesday could not come at a better time.
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State of the City address – overview

Mayor Jim Grey started on a positive note this morning, in his 2016 State of the City address at the Bluegrass Ballroom, Lexington Center.
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Smart911 available in Madison County

Public safety officials in Madison County announced today that Smart911 is now available to all citizens.
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Kennedy Mill Bridge remains closed

The Kennedy Mill Bridge, which carries KY 152 across Herrington Lake between Mercer and Garrard counties, may reopen in April 2016, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The bridge was closed September 3, 2015, after the state found significant deterioration during a routine evaluation, which raised public safety concerns.

Lexington EMS changes lights and sirens policy

When people call 911 for an ambulance it can be a life or death situation, but not always. When it's not and you're in a city ambulance in Lexington, it may take you longer to get to the hospital.
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Obama urges Senate to renew phone-records program

President Barack Obama is urging the Senate to renew the government's power to search Americans' telephone records, saying public safety demands it.

Meeting in Lexington Thursday to discuss public safety

The Lexington NAACP and the city are co-sponsoring a town hall meeting this Thursday, April 30, at 6:00 p.m. at Winburn Middle School to discuss public safety.

911 dispatchers recognized this week

This is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, where 911 dispatchers are recognized for their important work.
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Lexington family’s legacy of public safety grows

The eldest son of former Lexington police chief Anthany Beatty followed in his father's footsteps on Friday by joining the Lexington Police Department. Beatty's youngest son has been with the Lexington Fire Department for 11-years.

EKU Public Safety releases new statement after threat

Public safety officials on the campus of EKU has suggestions for how to stay safe during emergency situations.

State Report Calls Constables “Outdated” And “Irrelevant”

The Secretary of Justice and Public Safety published a 200+ page report on Constables. Secretary J. Michael Brown Concludes they are no longer necessary.

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