From Frankfort

Kentucky State Police commissioner says that he needs 262 additional troopers

02/13/2018 02:18 PM

FRANKFORT – Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders says that he needs to increase the number of troopers that he has from its current number of 838 to 1,100 to effectively protect the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Sanders told members of the House Budget Review Subcommittee on Justice, Public Safety, and Judiciary that in addition to adding 262 troopers to the payroll, he also needs to increase compensation for support personnel, including low paid forensic examiners. “We’re looking for stipends for our dispatchers... Read more 

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