The Kentucky State Police Facilities Security Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO) has an important role in one of the most elite state police agencies in the Unites States. Facilities Security Officers are dedicated team members, providing a vital link between the safety and security of state owned and leased buildings and the government agencies that occupy them within Frankfort, Kentucky. Often times, Facilities Security Officers are the first line of defense in deterring potential criminal behavior as they secure the entrances to state office buildings.
Skills imperative to a successful Facilities Security Officer include multi-tasking, typing, written and verbal communication, customer service, active listening, stress management, solid judgement and computer literacy. The Kentucky State Police, recognizing the importance and significance of Facilities Security Officers and public safety, goes to great lengths to provide its Officers receive appropriate training and equipment for ensuring success. An initial 80 hour training academy, approved by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council, begins within the first month of employment. A comprehensive Field Training Program begins upon the completion of the SLEO Academy on commissioning process. During this time new employees are taught the foundation of the KSP Facilities Security; duties and responsibilities, operating camera systems and metal detectors, familiarity of Post assignments, among other skills.
If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career as a Kentucky State Police Facilities Security Officer where you can make a positive difference in your local community and the state please contact the Kentucky State Police Facilities Security Branch for more information.