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Kentucky State Trooper Accidentally Shot, Flown to Hospital

April 3, 2018
A Kentucky State Trooper was shot in Bell County Tuesday while placing a rifle in his car, police said.

Suspect in Kentucky Officer's Murder Killed in Tennessee

March 30, 2018
KSP identified the dead officer as Phillip Meacham, 38, who has worked for the Hopkinsville Police Department since May 2017. Meacham was off duty Thursday night when he was pulled over by a man reportedly impersonating a police officer. The suspect shot and killed Officer Meacham, officials say.

Off-Duty Kentucky Officer Shot, Killed by Man Posing as Cop

March 29, 2018
According to the Hopkinsville Police Department, at 5:10 p.m., the off-duty officer was driving in his personal vehicle when a man "pretending to be a police officer" pulled over the real officer's car.

4 Arrested for Helping Kentucky Officer's Accused Killer

March 19, 2018
John Hall is charged with murdering Hamilton Tuesday night. He pleaded not guilty and is being held in the Pike County Detention Center on no bond.

Man Wanted for Questioning in Murder of Kentucky Officer Arrested

March 15, 2018
Pikeville Police Department Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed in the line of duty late Tuesday night in Pike County, Kentucky. Investigators later obtained an arrest warrant for John Russell Hall, 55, of Pikeville, for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Investigators want to question Hall about Hamilton's death, according to a press release from the Kentucky State Police on Thursday morning.

Kentucky Officer Shot and Killed

March 14, 2018
Officials in Eastern Kentucky say Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed around 11:30 p.m. Hamilton, along with Kentucky State Police Troopers, were investigating a reported crime in the Hurricane Creek area of Pike County when Hamilton was shot.

Kentucky Officer Washed Away and Drowns in Flood

March 5, 2018
Kentucky State Police say they were notified around 9:15 p.m. (CST) Friday that a Hickman police officer was missing and was possibly in a flooded field.

Florida, Other States Consider Arming Teachers

February 22, 2018
Florida Republican Sen. Greg Steube said gun-free zones like schools are easy targets and has proposed allowing specially trained educators with military or law enforcement backgrounds to be armed.

Louisville Plans to Use Drones to Respond to Gunshots

February 20, 2018
Louisville wants to try out the concept of sending self-routing drones to fly to the scene of a possible shooting first to determine who fired the weapon or identify a false alarm.

Louisville Detective Shot in Head, Suspect Killed

February 2, 2018
Three people were shot in an exchange of gunfire during a drug investigation, Chief Steve Conrad said at a press conference Thursday evening – the injured officer, the suspect who died and a third suspect, who was also taken to University of Louisville Hospital. Police have not identified anyone involved in the shooting.

Students at KY School Shooting Campus Had Just Completed Active Shooter Response Training

January 24, 2018
“Students at that school did exactly as they were trained,” Sanders said. “The Kentucky State Police has been in this area recently teaching students and faculty how to respond to an active shooter situation. Everybody in that high school reacted appropriately.”

Video: Students at KY School Shooting Campus Had Just Completed Active Shooter Response Training

January 24, 2018
“Students at that school did exactly as they were trained,” Sanders said. “The Kentucky State Police has been in this area recently teaching students and faculty how to respond to an active shooter situation. Everybody in that high school reacted appropriately.”

Two Killed, 17 Injured in KY School Shooting; Suspect in Custody

January 23, 2018
The suspect will be charged with two counts murder and multiple counts of attempted murder, according to Rick Sanders, Kentucky State Police commissioner. More Here.

Video: Two Killed, 17 Injured in KY School Shooting; Suspect in Custody

January 23, 2018
The suspect will be charged with two counts murder and multiple counts of attempted murder, according to Rick Sanders, Kentucky State Police commissioner.

Old Cars and Equipment Putting Troopers in Danger, Say KY State Police

January 2, 2018
Kentucky police Commissioner Rick Sanders is asking for more money amid talk of budget cuts. He is urging lawmakers to consider his agency's "dangerous" predicament: worn-out cars, a manpower shortage, and relic rifles.

Kentucky State Police Struggling with Manpower, Equipment Shortages

November 13, 2017
The Kentucky State Police is struggling with a manpower shortage, an aging and high-mileage fleet, a lack of long guns and failing radio equipment.

Kentucky Officer Attacked with Sword, Police Say

November 10, 2017
Louisville Metro Police have arrested a man authorities say hit an officer in the arm with a sword.

Video: KY Police Impersonator Arrested After Pulling Over Real Officer

November 3, 2017
Officials say a Kentucky man pretending to be a police officer is facing charges after pulling over a real officer.

KY Police Impersonator Arrested After Pulling Over Real Officer

November 3, 2017
Officials say a Kentucky man pretending to be a police officer is facing charges after pulling over a real officer. More Here.

Video: KY Deputy Uses Car Jack to Free Teen Trapped Under Vehicle

October 20, 2017
A sheriff's deputy used a car jack to rescue a teen who was trapped under a car after being struck while skateboarding in Hebron, KY.
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