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281 Officers Shot Through End of October, 55 Killed

"I’m sad to report that so far this year, we are outpacing last year’s historic number of officers shot and killed. This fact is disturbing and should alarm all Americans,” says National FOP President Patrick Yoes.

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KY Investigators Seek Suspect in Desecration of Officer’s Memorial

"Whoever did it, your day's coming," says Nelson County Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa. "It may not be today, it may not be tomorrow, but you can mark my words, your day's coming.”

KY Officer Killed in Duty Crash, DUI Suspect Charged with Murder

The driver was not injured in the accident. He was taken into custody and charged with murder of a police officer and operating a motor vehicle under the influence with aggravating circumstances.

Former Louisville Officer Pleads Guilty to Using Excessive Force During Anti-Police Protest

Katie R. Crews, 29, admitted in a plea hearing Tuesday that she fired a pepperball that struck Machelle McAtee on June 1, 2020, outside a popular barbecue restaurant. At the time, law enforcement authorities were attempting to enforce a city curfew intended to contain weeks of public protests after Taylor was killed during a police raid of her apartment

KY Officer Shot When Car Accelerates Towards Cops

Police have not released details of who fired the shot that struck the officer. Following the shooting, the officer was reported to be in stable condition at an area hospital.

KY Officer Wounded in OIS, Suspect Later Dies

“Officers were able to gain access to the room and shortly after entry the suspect fired a gun at the officers."

4 Current and Former Officers Face Federal Charges Over Breonna Taylor Raid

Former Louisville Metro Police detective Joshua Jaynes, 40, who was fired for lying on the search warrant that led to the deadly 2020 raid at Taylor's apartment, was taken into custody Thursday morning by the FBI

Kentucky Program Helps LE Agencies Recruit from Military

The M-2-LE program allows local law enforcement agencies in Kentucky to hire active service members within all branches of the U.S. military during their last 180 days of service.

Ballistic Vest Saves KY Officer Shot in Chest After Basketball Game

A Kentucky officer was saved by his ballistic vest Sunday when he was shot in the chest when officers approached a man, wanted on multiple warrants, after recognizing him at a park during an annual basketball tournament.

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Third Officer Dies from Wounds Suffered in KY Standoff

Prestonsburg Police Department says the officer was Canine Handler Jacob R. Chaffins. The statement came on Friday at 10:42 p.m.

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