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Kentucky Officer Dragged by Vehicle from Traffic Stop

A Kentucky man is facing several charges—including attempted murder of a police officer—after attempting to escape from a traffic stop late Tuesday.

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Kentucky Deputy Dies in Single-Car Patrol Vehicle Collision

A deputy with the Hopkins County (KY) Sheriff’s Office has died in a single-vehicle traffic collision.

Kentucky Officer Credited with Saving Infant's Life

An officer with the Vine Grove (KY) Police Department is being credited with saving the life of an infant in distress.

Kentucky Deputies Enforce Quarantine on Man who Refused to Self Isolate

Nelson County Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa said the man is now cooperating, but deputies will remain outside his house 24/7 for the foreseeable future.

FBI Agent Shot Arresting Kentucky Constables

The constables conspired to violate the civil rights of people through bogus searches and by taking their property without proper cause, a federal grand jury charged.

New Kentucky Law Requires SROs to Carry Guns

"I simply cannot ask a school resource officer to stop an armed gunman entering a school without them having the ability to not only achieve this mission, but also to protect themselves," Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, said during a press conference.

Video: 2 Newlywed Officers On Date Foil Attempted Armed Robbery

Two married off-duty law enforcement officers out on a date with each other are being credited with stopping an attempted armed robbery at a restaurant, stopping a man in a mask demanding money from the restaurant's cashier, and holding him at gunpoint until the arrival of on-duty officers.

Bill Requiring Armed SROs Clears Kentucky Senate

The Kentucky Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation Monday to require that police officers be armed when assigned to schools. The bill now goes to the House.

Kentucky Officer Rescues Wayward Deer from Pool

An officer with the Lexington (KY) Police Department enlisted the assistance of a local resident in helping a deer trapped in a swimming pool to safety and onto solid ground. Video of the incident has gone viral on social media.

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Kentucky Officer Credited with Talking Suicidal Woman Down From Bridge

An officer with the Harlan (KY) Police Department is being credited with saving the life of a suicidal woman who was perched on a highway overpass and in jeopardy of jumping or falling to her death over the weekend.