Kentucky State Police Promotes 52 Officers

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Kentucky State Police recognized the promotion of 52 officers throughout the state at a ceremony held today at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington. Three lieutenant colonels, four majors, eight captains, 13 lieutenants and 24 sergeants were commissioned.

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KSP Receives $1.9 Million To Test Backlogged Rape Kits

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Forensic Laboratories have received a 1.9 million dollar grant from the District Attorney of New York County (DANY) in Manhattan for DNA testing on unanalyzed sexual assault kits in Kentucky. The funds will assist law enforcement agencies across the Commonwealth in processing the back logged kits.

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KSP Encourages Citizens To Download New Mobile App

(Frankfort, Ky.) - Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced a new mobile smartphone app today that will change the way KSP interacts with the public. The app is available in both the Apple© and Google Play© stores free of charge and allows citizens to report criminal activity, access forms and submit confidential tips in multiple formats. The application is titled 'KSPOLICE' and is available for iPhone, iPad and Android phone users.

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KSP Trooper Island Camp Celebrates 50 Years Of Helping Kids

(Frankfort, Ky.) - Trooper Island, a free summer camp operated by the Kentucky State Police, is observing its 50th anniversary this year by doing what it does best: providing a fun, life-changing experience for underprivileged children from throughout the state.

Located on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County, the 34.5 acre island hosts around 700 campers each summer. It is estimated that more than 25,000 boys and girls between 10 and 12 years old have attended the program since 1965.

While attending the one-week sessions, the campers experience a structured environment that provides plenty of fresh air, good food, recreation and esteem-building activities designed to enhance citizenship skills and create good relationships with law enforcement officers. Throughout their stay, the campers are guided by KSP troopers and KSP civilian employees who volunteer during their off-duty time.

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KSP Looking for New Leads in Officer Ellis Murder

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Nearly two years have passed since the murder of Bardstown Police Department Officer Jason Ellis. Kentucky State Police hope a new video plea for information will provide fresh leads about the case.

KSP Public Affairs Officer Trooper Jeff Gregory hopes today's video release will encourage someone, who may have information about the case, to contact authorities.

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Confiscated Weapons Sale

Next Confiscated Weapons Auctions will be November 17, 2015 and open to Federally Licensed Dealers Only.

Click here to download the Weapons List in Excel Format

Click here to download the Weapons List in PDF Format

Click here to go to the home page of the Confiscated Weapons Auctions

Click here to see the rest of the letter from the Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer

Click here to download the Application to register for Confiscated Weapons Sale

Click here to download the Auction Registration & Participation Instructions

Click here to see payment information letter from the Commissioner


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