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Kentucky State Police Academy



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Level 1 / At-Scene Traffic Crash / Homicide Investigations

Free

with Hunter Martin

Calendar Oct 10, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks

Level I - At-Scene Traffic Crash/Homicide Investigations

This course is the first two weeks of a three-part series of collision reconstruction courses. The course provides students with the necessary skills to conduct a traffic homicide investigation involving a motor vehicle collision, which includes the following: Understanding of Kentucky Law related to DUI, criminal statutes pertaining to assault and homicide, Newton’s Laws of motion, mathematical principles, identifying roadway evidence, identifying evidence from a motor vehicle, scale diagraming, photography, series of events of a collision and the human element of a vehicle collision. 

Lodging

KSP Only:  Lodging at KSP Headquarters is limited and is 1st-come, 1st-serve basis.  Please contact Mrs. Sonia Way for arrangements: sonia.way@ky.gov.

 Meals

Free - provided by KSP Academy.

 

Required Equipment

  • Spiral Notebook Graph Paper
  • Mechanical Pencil & Highlighter
  • Erasers
  • Scientific Calculator - CASIO fx-300ES Plus (or similar)
  • Robar, Neil and Ruogolo, George L. Essentials of Traffic Crash Investigations 2019, Institute of Police Technology and Management, Jacksonville, FL. (IPTM Store)
  • Tire Pressure Gauge
  • Tire Tread Depth Gauge

 

Attire

Appropriate in-service attire & inclement weather gear.  No frayed or holes in trousers, torn/cut-off sleeves or tank-tops, inappropriately revealing skirts, low-cut blouse, open to shoes/sandals, or poorly worded or vulgar graphics on clothing.

 

Attendance

Students are required to attend at least 90% of the training in order to receive KLEC credit for the training.  Each day of training builds on the previous lesson; therefore, if a student has court scheduled during the course, it’s highly recommended to request that the County/Commonwealth’s Attorney reschedule the court date.

 

Point of Contact

Lieutenant Hunter Martin (Instructor/Coordinator) - hunter.martin@ky.gov

Sergeant Jerry Jones (Instructor) - jerryg.jones@ky.gov

Sergeant Jack Hedges (Instructor) - jack.hedges@ky.gov

 

New Detective Academy

Free

with Ron Gilbert

Calendar Oct 11, 2022 at 8 am

This course is designed for newly assigned Detectives with less than two years of experience in investigations, or Troopers being considered for an assignment as a General Investigations Detective. This 72-hour course will cover topics ranging from Forensic Lab capabilities, evidence collection and packaging, interviewing, photography, blood spatter, and many more.  Practical exercises will be conducted in many areas to supplement classroom instruction and to better facilitate student learning.

Special Instructions: Students will be required to bring all assigned investigative equipment (camera, digital recorder, evidence collection kits, etc.)

Full Course

Response to Mental Health (Greenup County)

Free

with Jason Long

Calendar Oct 12, 2022 at 9 am

Response to Mental Health is an 8-hour course that helps students understand the diverse types of mental illness law enforcement, fire departments, EMS, Telecommunicators, and others may encounter. In this course, students will be taught how to recognize and respond to calls involving Schizophrenia, Dissociative Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, and borderline personality disorder.

We will also discuss the mental health of ourselves and our co-workers. Suicide rates among first responders are a considerable concern. Learning to recognize those PTSD symptoms in yourself and others is especially important. We will discuss PTSD and suicide. This will better help you recognize signs that a co-worker may be having issues, giving you the chance to help them. This is also something that will help you with any issues you may have, and you will be given resources in the event you ever need them. 

**Fire and EMS can also receive training credit for this class.**

 

This location will be in Greenup County.

The instructor: Jason Long is a Law Enforcement Instructor III at the Kentucky State Police Academy and has been there for 7 years. Before that, he was the Shift Supervisor for Post 5 in Campbellsburg and has been dispatching since 1998. He is also the Chief of Milton Fire & Rescue in Milton Kentucky where he has been since 1997. He is also a former United States Marine Infantry Rifleman. 

KLEC Course # 229T-20K

Will run

Response to Mental Health (Greenup County)

Free

with Jason Long

Calendar Oct 13, 2022 at 9 am

Response to Mental Health is an 8-hour course that helps students understand the diverse types of mental illness law enforcement, fire departments, EMS, Telecommunicators, and others may encounter. In this course, students will be taught how to recognize and respond to calls involving Schizophrenia, Dissociative Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, and borderline personality disorder.

We will also discuss the mental health of ourselves and our co-workers. Suicide rates among first responders are a considerable concern. Learning to recognize those PTSD symptoms in yourself and others is especially important. We will discuss PTSD and suicide. This will better help you recognize signs that a co-worker may be having issues, giving you the chance to help them. This is also something that will help you with any issues you may have, and you will be given resources in the event you ever need them. 

**Fire and EMS can also receive training credit for this class.**

 

This location will be in Greenup County.

The instructor: Jason Long is a Law Enforcement Instructor III at the Kentucky State Police Academy and has been there for 7 years. Before that, he was the Shift Supervisor for Post 5 in Campbellsburg and has been dispatching since 1998. He is also the Chief of Milton Fire & Rescue in Milton Kentucky where he has been since 1997. He is also a former United States Marine Infantry Rifleman. 

KLEC Course # 229T-20K

Will run

Trooper/Officer Health & Wellness (6+ Years with Agency)

Free

with Charles Hedgespeth

Calendar Oct 31, 2022 at 8 am

LOCATION: KSP Academy (Frankfort)

This course is designed to inform Kentucky State Police Troopers, Kentucky State Police Officers, and/or local law enforcement officers, of all ranks, how to live a healthier lifestyle.  Topics covered will range from mental health, emotional intelligence, social intelligence, nutrition, PTSD, coping with stress, nutrition, and implementation of the agency’s new F.A.S.T. test, defensive tactics, strength training, conditioning training, and functional fitness.  Classroom work and physical activity will be nearly 50/50; classroom time will be 70:30 for participation: lecture. This course will require physical participation, require students to complete assignments, and give short presentations in front of the class.  Students that do not participate in physical exercises and/or assignments will not receive in-service credit.  Preference for spring course enrollment will be given to post fitness coordinators. After the completion of this course, Troopers may be listed as mentors at their post/branch on the agency’s intraweb.

Full Course
ONLINE Emergency Vehicle Operations
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ONLINE Emergency Vehicle Operations

Free
Calendar Nov 1, 2022

8 hour online class from DOCJT 

Certified Training Officer (CTO) **KSP Only** (Elizabethtown Campus)

Free

with Houston White

Calendar Nov 2, 2022 at 8 am

**KSP Only** MUST HAVE TWO YEARS KSP DISPATCH EXPERIENCE** The Communications Training Officer (CTO) In-service class is an in-depth overview of the CTO program. Students will review the proper completion of program evaluation forms and training methods. Students will be provided with information on recent updates and revisions to program forms and will then participate in practical exercises designed to give them practice with proper form completion after listening to audio recordings of Telecommunicators handling calls for service.  Additionally, the students will be provided with information on methods and techniques for training a multigenerational workforce. **KSP Only**

 

KLEC # 197T-20K

Response to Mental Health (Jessamine County)

Free

with Jason Long

Calendar Nov 7, 2022 at 8 am

Response to Mental Health is an 8-hour course that helps students understand the diverse types of mental illness law enforcement, fire departments, EMS, Telecommunicators, and others may encounter. In this course, students will be taught how to recognize and respond to calls involving Schizophrenia, Dissociative Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, and borderline personality disorder.

We will also discuss the mental health of ourselves and our co-workers. Suicide rates among first responders are a considerable concern. Learning to recognize those PTSD symptoms in yourself and others is especially important. We will discuss PTSD and suicide. This will better help you recognize signs that a co-worker may be having issues, giving you the chance to help them. This is also something that will help you with any issues you may have, and you will be given resources in the event you ever need them. 

**Fire and EMS can also receive training credit for this class.**

 

This location will be in Jessamine County.

The instructor: Jason Long is a Law Enforcement Instructor III at the Kentucky State Police Academy and has been there for 9 years. Before that, he was the Shift Supervisor for Post 5 in Campbellsburg and has been dispatching since 1998. He is also the Chief of Milton Fire & Rescue in Milton Kentucky where he has been since 1997. He is also a former United States Marine Infantry Rifleman. 

KLEC Course # 229T-20K

Will run





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