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Kentucky Officer Assaulted During Traffic Stop

An officer with the Tompkinsville (KY) Police Department was assaulted by a male and female couple during a traffic stop on Wednesday night, leaving the officer with minor injuries including a scraped elbow and a black eye.

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Kentucky Deputy Wounded by Friendly Fire Said He was More Afraid of Poorly Trained Officers Than Criminals

“Some of the guys did not have tactical experience to be, you know, on the situation. You know, as high stress as something like that is,” Morales told investigators.

Kentucky Deputy Dies While Working a Job Site

A deputy with the Pike County (KY) Sheriff's Office was killed on Friday while working a job site off duty.

2 Former NFL Players Choose Policing as Second Career

Officer Isaac Sowells spent three seasons with the Cleveland Browns, playing 17 games at guard. Officer Jason Hilliard played with the New York Giants, competing in two games at the position of offensive tackle.

Kentucky Officer Struck By Car While Investigating Vehicle Break-In

An officer with the Louisville Metro Police Department was injured after being hit by a vehicle early Sunday morning.

Louisville Police Union Says New Traffic Stop Rules Endanger Officers

The changes, which go into effect Aug. 1, say removing motorists from cars, patting them down and handcuffing them should not be employed “as a matter of routine” and should only be done based on factors that include the motorist’s behavior, size and history of assaulting officers or fleeing.

Kentucky Chief Directs Traffic in Tutu to Honor Students' Achievement

To honor a bet he made with kids at the elementary school where he directs traffic, a Kentucky police chief stood in front of the school wearing a pink tutu over his uniform.

Kentucky K-9 Dies of Sudden Illness

A K-9 with the Nicholasville (KY) Police Department died Friday from a sudden illness, the agency announced on Facebook.

Kentucky Officer Given Narcan After Drug Bust

An officer with the Irvine (KY) Police Department was given Narcan after coming into contact with a potentially deadly narcotic during a drug arrest over the weekend.

Kentucky Police "Arrest" Punxsutawney Phil for Fraud and Unsworn Falsification

Andrew Scott—the Mayor of Coal Run (KY)—said on Facebook, "This morning, in consultation with the City Attorney and Chief of Police, I ordered the immediate arrest of Punxsutawney Phil for violation of Kentucky Revised Statutes, Chapters 194A and 523. Specifically, the warrant alleges Fraud and Unsworn Falsification."