KSP holding open house for interested recruits

Posted at 3:15 PM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 15:15:14-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police is hosting an open house for people who are interested in becoming new recruits.

Officials said in a statement that the open house will be held Thursday at the Kentucky State Police training academy in Frankfort for people who are interested in a law enforcement career.

Police said there will be several hands-on experiences in areas including firearm training simulation, canine, aircraft, bomb tech and special response team demonstrations.

Police are currently accepting applications for the agency's next academy cadet class, which is set to being in May. Police said the application materials must be submitted by September 13.

Training at the academy in Frankfort lasts 25 weeks and includes more than 1,000 hours of classroom and field study.