This page includes a number of links to useful information, including but not limited to open records and record retention materials, Kentucky and federal statutes, administrative law, case law and the most current Kentucky Uniform Crime Reporting codes.


MANUALS

Kentucky Criminal Law Manual (KCLM) 10.11 Edition

2019 KCLM Update Addendum

PLEASE NOTE - This version of the Kentucky Criminal Law Manual (KCLM) took effect on June 27, 2019. This manual includes legislation new in 2019. Prior versions of the KCLM may be requested in digital form by contacting DOCJT Legal Support.

Asset Forfeiture Materials

Kentucky Law Enforcement Discipline Manual

Kentucky Legal Handbook for Patrol

Kentucky Rules of Evidence

Search and Seizure Case Book


CASE LAW & COURT DECISIONS

SPOTLIGHT CASES

Kentucky - Gonzalez v. Johnson (Pursuit)

2019 CASE LAW UPDATES

Includes cases from the Kentucky Court of Appeals, the Kentucky Supreme Court and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. For earlier years, please contact DOCJT Legal Support.

First Quarter 2019

2018 CASE LAW UPDATES

First Quarter 2018

Second Quarter 2018

Third Quarter 2018

Fourth Quarter 2018

OPEN RECORDS DECISIONS

2017 Open Records

For earlier years, please contact DOCJT Legal Support.

U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS

The Supreme Court is out of session. Watch this site for new decisions starting Monday, October 7, 2019. For earlier years, please contact DOCJT Legal Support.

2018-2019 Supreme Court Updates (compiled)



LINKS

KENTUCKY OPEN RECORDS AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT

Full Open Records / Open Meetings Decisions (by year order and number)

Managing Government Records (Ky Dept. of Libraries and Archives)

Outline: Open Records and Open Meetings Law

Protecting Your Right to Know (Citizen Guide to Open Records law)

Your Duty Under the Law (Agency Guide to Open Records law)

STATUTORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Kentucky Revised Statutes

Kentucky Administrative Regulations

United States Code

Code of Federal Regulations

KENTUCKY AND FEDERAL COURTS

Includes links to websites to locate case law

Kentucky Case Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

FIRST AMENDMENT ISSUES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

Recommendations for First-Amendment Protected Events for State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies (Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative, U.S. Dept. of Justice)

OTHER

Kentucky Uniform Crime Reporting Codes