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KY Deputy Shot and Killed Escorting Suspect to Jail

Chief Deputy Jody Cash was transporting a prisoner to the Marshall County jail when the man reportedly shot him.

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Louisville Restricts Police Chases to Violent Felony Suspects

The new policy, which took effect April 26 according to an internal memo written by Chief Erika Shields, is a rollback to a policy enacted in December 2012 to reduce deaths and injuries caused by the chases.

Kentucky State Police Aviation Unit Makes First Hoist Rescue

The rescue of two people from Red River Gorge marked the first hoist rescue in the history of the Kentucky State Police aviation program.

Former Atlanta Chief Poaching City's Officers, Encouraging Them to Join Her in Louisville

Lt. Kevin Knapp, president of Atlanta’s police union, said he wouldn’t be surprised if some officers decide to relocate to Kentucky. The offer to join Louisville’s police department comes with attractive incentives.

Armed Shoplifting Suspect Shoots and Kills K-9

“K9 Dash, who has been on patrol for five years was shot and killed doing what he was trained to do: track and apprehend a suspect and to protect his two-legged canine partner."

Former Louisville Detective Acquitted of Charges Related to Breonna Taylor Raid

The defense began with attorney Stew Mathews saying to the jury Breonna Taylor should not have died, but this case isn't about her death.

KY Trooper Shot 6 Times, Saved by Vest

The trooper was shot six times, three of which were stopped by his bullet-resistant vest, the other rounds struck his taser, radio, and a part of his body.

Louisville Officer Fatally Struck by Vehicle

Officer Zachary Cottongim was on foot tending to an abandoned vehicle around 10 a.m. when he was hit by a westbound driver who had lost control of their vehicle.

KY Deputies Rode Out Tornado in Vehicles, Then Saved a Young Girl

After the tornado passed, Sirls and Edwards left their vehicles and began running to the nearest house for shelter. That's when they heard people screaming for help.

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FOP Sends Disaster Response Team to Help KY Officers Affected by Tornadoes

"The National FOP DART will be working to rehab their homes, so these first responders can continue to serve and protect their community."

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