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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.

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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."

Kentucky Officer Injured During Pursuit Treated and Released from Hospital

An officer with the Columbia (KY) Police Department was injured early Sunday morning when his patrol car was struck during a vehicle pursuit.

Kentucky Departments Take 'Polar Plunge' for Special Olympics

Earlier this month, three law enforcement agencies in Kentucky participated in an annual event—the Lexington Polar Plunge fundraiser—to support Special Olympics that put some officers in some very, very cold water.

Kentucky Officer Shot, Suspect Arrested, After Vehicle Pursuit

An officer with the Hopkinsville (KY) Police Department was shot in a gunfight that erupted after stop sticks brought a vehicle pursuit to an end on Monday.

Kentucky Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Kentucky State Police are working with the Ohio State Patrol to determine whether or not a fatal officer-involved shooting in Kentucky on Monday is connected with an ongoing kidnapping investigation in Ohio.