Whats New?

KSP Releases New Terminal Agreement!!                             (11/25/2019)

FRANKFORT, KY - After several months of negotiations with the audit staff and KSP CSO, Lt. Col. Larry Newton, the new terminal agreement has been released.


Many of our members expressed issues with the language on page 8 under Category 2 Central Dispatch Agencies option (B), regarding management control not being defined. In the new agreement released Friday November 22, 2019 that language has changed to the following:


Option B:    A Central Dispatch Agency Board is established by an inter-local agreement. The board can contribute or vote on changes as an advisement to the one criminal justice agency that accepts management control, but a singular CJA will have to accept full responsibility to ensure that the information system meets the CJIS Security Policy standards. The inter-local agreement must state which CJA has management control of the CJIS and must be approved by the CSA.


Click here for a copy of the new terminal agreement. 



DOCJT to change Basic Tele Academy in 2020!!

GLASGOW, KY - While attending the TALK conference a few weeks ago the DOCJT staff presented several new changes that will start next year. The main change includes the Basic Telecommunicator Academy for 2020. I've listed several changes below.

1.  The academy will drop from 5 weeks to 4 weeks.
2.  There will no longer be a CJIS and Non-CJIS Academy.

3.  Candidates will have to complete the CJIS Online course before attending the academy.

4.  EMD will not be part of the curriculum in the new academy.

5.  Must complete T-CPR before attending the academy.

6.  Must complete ICS 100-200-700 before the academy.

Week three of the academy will be a non-graded hands-on week where candidates will be drilled on live scenarios while working a console. If you would like more information, please contact the DOCJT Directly for details, or feel free to send me an email.

Thanks, Buford


KSP to offer courses for KLEC Credit next year around the state. 


We have put together some of our 2020 in-service classes. We plan to update our site with more classes as they become available. We are still working on getting a few more finalized and once we do we will also push those classes out. We have also added a training location in Morehead! If you have any questions just contact myself or Houston White, jason.long@ky.gov & houston.white@ky.gov.


Thank you.

Jason Long

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