The Peace Officers Professional Standards Act celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2009. The Act requires standardized, detailed and ongoing training for its officers.
Basic recruits, before they hit the streets, undergo a strict 18-week basic training regimen at one of four Kentucky facilities. Kentucky’s primary training is handled in Richmond. The Kentucky State Police has its own academy as do Lexington and Louisville.
Those who are interested and in need of a free smoke detector can call Chris Jackson at LaRue County’s Office of Emergency Management at 358-9903 to set up an appointment to have a smoke detector installed.
When water freezes, it expands. When water freezes in a pipe and expands enough, the pipe bursts, water escapes and serious damage results. Pipes in attics, crawl spaces and outside walls are all vulnerable to freezing, especially if there are cracks or openings that allow cold outside air to flow across the pipes.
Twelve-year-old Tiffany is waiting for adoption through the Special Needs Adoption Program.
She has very curly blond hair and is of small build, but tall for her age. Tiffany is on target in her classes and is passing all subjects. She has some behavioral struggles with authoritarian figures and coping with frustrations but she is working towards improving those behaviors.
Tiffany has started to express an interest in having an adoptive family although she continues to struggle with the loss of her biological family. She desperately wants a family to love her.
If you always ignore pleas for letters to contact officials for something you want done – or not done – you are missing a beat. Letters to elected officials do count, even when it’s not what the legislator wants to hear. Enough letters in the mail and the issue and opinions grow with importance.