Greenup opposes training constables

Dec 18, 2007 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Independent

“We're wanting trained. We're not properly trained, but they're against the bill that will get us trained.”

The Greenup County Fiscal Court is opposing legislation that would give constables uniform law enforcement training and authority. via Independent

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concerned citizen

Lexington, KY

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May 17, 2008
 

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I agree if they are wanting trained they should get the training they need to work the roads of Greenup County to help with the shortage of officers
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Stilwell, OK

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Apr 22, 2009
 
yep
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Port Deposit, MD

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Apr 23, 2009
 
Why don't they train some we need help solving all the Meth Labs in this area,gotta get all these chemical heads out of here.Guess they'll wait until something blows up around here first.Who knows where and when just waiting for the right move then a explosion,hope not any disaster happens in our small town...........
Get It Straight

Port Deposit, MD

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Apr 28, 2009
 
Did anybody read the Sundays paper our famous farmers sweating it out they can't work to pay finds,until court forces them to plant vegetables.But keep reading person had a '2' YEAR warrant so they finally served it ,does that justify the shortage of our system.Whatta good boy award for county!
Ronald Lykins

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Apr 28, 2009
 

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Bobby Carpenter will do away with what he can not control. If the puppet master can not pull your strings you are gone. And if he can not get rid of you he will destroy you. He has many puppets standing in his shadow to assist him. He likes his hands to stay clean. He lets others do his dirty work.
Vicki Evans

Flatwoods, KY

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Apr 28, 2009
 
I'm curious, what can a constable do other then serve papers? What is their authority? How do they get paid?
fact not fiction

Ashland, KY

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Apr 28, 2009
 
Ronald Lykins wrote:
Bobby Carpenter will do away with what he can not control. If the puppet master can not pull your strings you are gone. And if he can not get rid of you he will destroy you. He has many puppets standing in his shadow to assist him. He likes his hands to stay clean. He lets others do his dirty work.
when you do things like that, one day it will catch up. all the puppet in the world wont be able to save if somebody want syou bad enough. fact not fiction
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Flatwoods, KY

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Apr 28, 2009
 
fact not fiction wrote:
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when you do things like that, one day it will catch up. all the puppet in the world wont be able to save if somebody want syou bad enough. fact not fiction
And his anthem is: "Bones in Your Closet" - by Little Big Town - take a listen, might apply to several in this one horse town.
fact not fiction

Ashland, KY

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Apr 28, 2009
 
what people need to know, is who these puppets are.
MANPOWER

Port Deposit, MD

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Apr 29, 2009
 
Our poor one horse town is a joke to anywhere else ,what a shame that we don't have sheriff sales of all the confiscated items to generate revenue income.Maybe somebody is hording alot of hot tickets like guns,jewelery,vehicles,farm equipment,furniture,computers, steros,cameras ect.Now wait a MINUTE nobody knows nothing about any thing!I guess the shortage of officers is the answer "WOW" thank god for community watch since manpower is a BIG issue.
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May 8, 2009
 
Ronald Lykins wrote:
Bobby Carpenter will do away with what he can not control. If the puppet master can not pull your strings you are gone. And if he can not get rid of you he will destroy you. He has many puppets standing in his shadow to assist him. He likes his hands to stay clean. He lets others do his dirty work.
You are right. all of greenup county is corrupt...all i gotta say is karma, karma come back around.
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May 15, 2009
 
Vicki Evans wrote:
I'm curious, what can a constable do other then serve papers? What is their authority? How do they get paid?
Vicki
Constables Shall possess the same qualification as the Sheriffs and ther jurisdiction shall be oc-extensive with the counties in which they reside.

Constables are fee's paid officer of the court. Constables are entitled to receive fee's for all citations they write and warrants/summonses/subpoenas they serve.
knowit

Lexington, KY

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May 27, 2009
 
sharix1 wrote:
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You are right. all of greenup county is corrupt...all i gotta say is karma, karma come back around.
Bobby Carpenter, Mike Wilson,they def. have their puppets. Not just in Greenup. I have been trying to get people to help with the corruption. They don't want anyone outside to know what really happens in Greenup. Corrupt isn't the word.
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Lexington, KY

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May 27, 2009
 
Ronald Lykins wrote:
Bobby Carpenter will do away with what he can not control. If the puppet master can not pull your strings you are gone. And if he can not get rid of you he will destroy you. He has many puppets standing in his shadow to assist him. He likes his hands to stay clean. He lets others do his dirty work.
U don't wago up against him and his cloneys. If you do he will surely destroy you!!!!!!!!!!He is not the only one. I am writing a book on the Greenup conspiracy. I have quite a bit of help from some real citizens that are not lining their pockets with your tax money, drug money.
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May 29, 2009
 
If you want people to know what you are talking about, post it. Lots of accusations. I have no idea what he has done
Nate

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May 29, 2009
 
Scary facts: Constables have the same arrest powers as any other KY police officers. KY constables DO NOT have to attend the training academy. Very few, if any have written polices or procedures in place or reviewed. Very few and none are mandated to attened any basic police training. Its not 1875 any longer. In the present day we DEMAND our police be professional and trained in firearms, driving, penal codes, community relations, treatment of the mental ill, and be able to fight a drugged up man without being brutal. You should question any man who would do this job for no pay or benifts. Constables are one screw up away from costing a county millions in a lawsuit.
truth serum

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May 29, 2009
 
from some of the action of these pro cops I seen with all this training, we need more constables. these cops try to over power everybody on simple crap like speedin or trafic ticket. more like thug with a badge.
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May 29, 2009
 
Nate wrote:
Scary facts: Constables have the same arrest powers as any other KY police officers. KY constables DO NOT have to attend the training academy. Very few, if any have written polices or procedures in place or reviewed. Very few and none are mandated to attened any basic police training. Its not 1875 any longer. In the present day we DEMAND our police be professional and trained in firearms, driving, penal codes, community relations, treatment of the mental ill, and be able to fight a drugged up man without being brutal. You should question any man who would do this job for no pay or benifts. Constables are one screw up away from costing a county millions in a lawsuit.
And I suppose a State Trooper pulling guns on people on routine traffic stops is ok? Just how much training does a policeman have..ask Boyd county what the difference in them and a deputy they won't answer. More help is better than none!!!!!!!!!
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May 31, 2009
 
nate
the article is about constables wanting to be trained you might want to read it again. your right it's not 1875 that may be why they're wanting trained and i think constables are paid for writting citations, serving papers, and serving arrest warrents. i think that constables have are bonded you might want to do some research before posting comments.
Constable Lenard Hall

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May 31, 2009
 
i am a constable in greenup co and i have been a commonwealth detective and a deputy sheriff before moving to greenup and i do 80+ hours of inservice training each year and most counties do pay their constables and to tell the truth i thought greenup would be one of those counties but it's not and i promised the citizens that i would be there for them and i am a man of my word. and for nate i do have SOPs or as he stated written polices and procedures. and as for the screwup comment i am bonded. and i put my real name because i'm not afraid to let people know who i am.
Constable Lenard Hall

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