Kentucky Constables: Untrained and Unaccountable

Number 27838
Subject Law Enforcement
Source Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting
Year 2016
Publication Date June 7, Oct. 13, 2016, Jan. 11, 2017
Summary Reporters R.G. Dunlop and John Boel revealed widespread misconduct by county constables across Kentucky. Their reporting showed constables are gods unto themselves, armed with badges and guns but almost always with no formal training. In case after case, they often pose a threat to public safety.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords constables; kentucky; county; training; public; safety
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