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State Police Experiencing Trooper Shortage

Jan 24, 2015

Kentucky State Police is about 100 troopers short of its authorized staffing level, due in part to retirements and challenges in finding recruits.

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The last surviving member of the first Kentucky State Police cadet class has died at the age of 94.  Services are to be Wednesday in Prestonsburg for retired lieutenant Chester Potter.  Potter died Saturday at a nursing home.

KSP Collects 232,011 Lbs. Of Food Statewide

Dec 19, 2014

A holiday-season food drive by Kentucky State Police has brought in 232,011 pounds of food statewide.  State police Commissioner Rodney Brewer started the "Cram the Cruiser" program in 2010 to assist needy families. Since that time, he says the state's lead police agency has contributed more than 500,000 pounds of food to shelters, food banks and churches across Kentucky.

KSP Increasing Patrols For Holiday Weekend

Nov 26, 2014

Motorists will have plenty of company on the roadways this holiday weekend, including Kentucky State Police Cruisers.

Campaign Aims To Reduce Traffic Deaths In Kentucky

Nov 19, 2014

Kentucky State Police officials say the state is at its lowest highway fatality rate in nearly 50 years.

State Police Leaders Return From Fundraising Hike

Aug 27, 2014
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The head of KSP and a lieutenant colonel are back after a two-day, 30-mile memorial hike across the Grand Canyon.

Josh James / WUKY

The Lexington Police Dept. and Kentucky State Police are joining forces to spotlight their “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” program.

Water Officer Remembered In Frankfort Ceremony

Jun 17, 2014
Kentucky State Police

A KSP water patrol officer who died more than 40 years ago searching for two missing teenagers in Frankfort has been remembered during a ceremony.

Program To Reduce I-75 Fatalities Deemed A Success

Apr 7, 2014
Kentucky State Police

A three-day program designed to prevent fatalities on Interstate 75 is being hailed a success in Kentucky.

KSP Honors Last Surviving Member of First Cadet Class

Mar 14, 2014
Sherry Bray / KSP Public Affairs

Kentucky State Police recently honored the last surviving member of its inaugural cadet class.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has details.