Governor Beshear Dedicates New State Police Academy Campus

Governor Steve Beshear (center) joined Justice and Public Safety Secretary J. Michael Brown (left) and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer (right) to dedicate the new KSP Training Academy in Frankfort on April 27

(Frankfort, KY) - Governor Steve Beshear formally dedicated the new Kentucky State Police Academy today, unveiling a facility designed to provide current and future troopers with enhanced knowledge and skills to serve and protect the citizens of the Commonwealth.

"From day one, it was evident that the Kentucky State Police was in dire need of a facility that measured up to the level of professionalism exemplified by our troopers," Gov. Beshear said. "This is the premier law enforcement agency in the state, and it certainly deserves a first-class physical training facility."

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KSP Telecommunicator Makes A Difference In Life Of Child

The actions of Nita Franklin, a police telecommunicator at Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown, played a critical role in ensuring the safety of a 10-year-old Meade County child in January of 2015. The incident illustrates the impact telecommunicators can have in the performance of their daily duties

(Frankfort, KY) - April 12-18 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, a time set aside to recognize the more than 200,000 individuals throughout the U.S. who play critical roles in the delivery of public safety services. Often called the "heroes behind the headsets," these men and women provide a lifeline to both citizens in need and officers in the field. They serve as an unseen, but vital link in keeping law enforcement officers and the public safe at all times of the day or night.

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KSP Accepting Applications For Facilities Security Officers

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for the position of Facilities Security Officer II. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at

All applications and required documents must be completed and returned to the KSP Recruitment Branch at 919 Versailles Road, Frankfort, Ky. 40601 by May 1st, 2015.

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is a law enforcement agency that prides itself on attracting the best individuals to become law enforcement personnel. KSP affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender or age. For a copy of the KSP Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, follow this link:


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