• Awards ceremony for Kentucky Association of Police Chiefs conference at the Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, Ky. To the left in the background is a raised stage with several people behind a table and someone at the lectern. Many tables filled with people surround several rows back and wide windows of the convention center open to the far right in the distance.

Founded in 1971 the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police was formed in 1971 to secure official and personal cooperation among law enforcement executives and the citizens of Kentucky. The membership consists of over 500 Kentucky Law Enforcement Executives including Police Chiefs, Sheriffs, State and Federal Law Enforcement Administrators and Railroad Police.

The KACP annual training conference provides an opportunity to network with your peers, browse the largest law enforcement vendor show in Kentucky and receive quality training. The association also partners with the Department of Criminal Justice Training, The Regional Community Policing Institute and the US Attorney’s Offices in Kentucky to provide timely information on topics of interest to Law Enforcement Executives.

Legislative Updates

KACP employs a legislative agent/lobbyist who, along with the KACP executive director, is actively engaged with Kentucky lawmakers and administration officials in Frankfort. Prior to the start of each annual session, the KACP legislative agenda is developed and approved by the KACP Executive Board. The legislative team provides regular updates and reports throughout legislative session to the board.

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Training Links

KACP is always excited about the various training opportunities that take place throughout Kentucky. If you are a Member and wish to have a local training opportunity featured here, please email Chief Shawn Butler sbutler@kypolicechiefs.org with the information. Click the link below to learn more:

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