Jefferson County Sheriff John Aubrey presents KY COPS with a check for $1,000.00 to help Kentucky's Survivors. Chapter President Julie Schmidt and Chapter Director Dave Ernst accepted the donation on behalf of the Chapter. Thank you Sheriff Aubrey and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office!
Kentucky Blue Alert System
Karen Leonard's son, Jonathan, was assigned to the Pikeville Post of the Kentucky State Police. Pikeville Senator Ray Jones sponsored the bill, which gives State Police the tools to reach a large amount of people in a short amount of time through the media, highway signs and emergency alerts.
Members of the Kentucky State Police and Kentucky C.O.P.S. with Governor Steven K. Beshear at the signing of "Blue Alert" in 2012. It was signed into law July 12, 2012 by Governor Beshear. This initiative, called the Trooper Jonathan K. Leonard Blue Alert System, is a way for police to notify the public if a police officer in killed, injured or missing in the line of duty.