Frankfort, KY – Twenty nine Kentucky State Police officers left for Mississippi Monday.
Their duty is to help with law enforcement along the hurricane-ravaged
The troopers were sent at the request of Mississippi law enforcement.
State police say the Kentucky troopers will work 12-hour shifts to provide
services ranging from patrolling to responding to calls for assistance.
Since the storm, Kentucky state police have sent personnel to
Mississippi and Louisiana to provide law enforcement support and to
assista with humanitarian efforts.
This is the third KSP group to assist in Mississippi since Hurricane Katrina
struck. A fourth group is scheduled to head out next weekend to replace their
colleagues who left Monday.