Judge rules Kentucky State Police must turn over trooper investigations to WDRB

Submitted by NFOIC on Thu, 06/27/2019 - 9:30am

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) – A judge has sided with WDRB News in an open records dispute with Kentucky State Police, ruling he could not “fathom” how the law enforcement agency justified withholding the internal investigations of troopers.

Friday's ruling by Franklin Circuit Court judge Thomas Wingate found that reporters are entitled to the records but gives state police 10 days to appeal the decision.

Even if there's an appeal, police must turn over the records to the judge within 10 days. (Read more here...)