ksp truck2

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/27/13) – Capt. Ricki Allen, commander of Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville, received the keys to a new Crime Scene Response Vehicle (CSRV) from KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer on March 26 at KSP headquarters in Frankfort.

The Ford Super Duty Truck is equipped with everything needed for on-scene crime analysis including a generator, trace evidence analysis and a latent fingerprint processing machine. The CSRV will expedite investigations by providing detectives with greater storage capacity and state-of-the-art tools to collect all possible evidence at the scene. This enhanced capability will assist in prosecuting criminals by providing additional visual evidence that will lead to stiffer penalties.
 
No public funds were used to purchase the truck. KSP utilized Asset Forfeiture Funds to acquire the $30,000 vehicle. These funds are from the sale of assets such as real property, vehicles, vessels, aircraft and jewelry that are seized by state, local or federal law enforcement during criminal investigations.

“Positioning these vehicles at all KSP posts will be a valuable asset to KSP as well as an additional resource for local law enforcement,” said Brewer. “Combining state and local resources, especially during difficult economic times, will provide the Commonwealth with more efficient and effective crime solving methods that will result in decreased criminal activity in our state.”
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Stu Recke
Photo provided by the Kentucky State Police

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Laser Light Music Shows Return to Golden Pond Planetarium with Brand New Projector

KENTUCKY (5/2/15) — Laser Light Music Shows at Golden Pond Planetarium begin Saturday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m. on a brand… Read More

Whitfield Congratulates Master Dinh on Sit-up Accomplishment

WASHINGTON (5/1/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office yesterday with Master Tung Dinh of… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4043

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3401

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3244

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2777

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2691

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15212

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8389

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 995

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 770

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 502

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 474

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 433

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 432

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 406

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey
May 02, 2015 368

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 328

Conquering the clutter: Cleanliness with kids is…

by SurfKY News