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.
Kentucky Criminal Law Manual (KCLM) 10.11 Edition
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 Legal Handbook for Patrol
CASE LAW & COURT DECISIONS
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.
2018 CASE LAW UPDATES
OPEN RECORDS DECISIONS
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)
Concealed Carry Legal Handout (effective 7/1/2019)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (specific to Kentucky)
Implied Consent Card (sheet of 4, 2-sided)
LEOSA (for Kentucky Law Enforcement)
Missing Persons Law (updated for 2019)
Open Carry in Kentucky
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)
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 AND FEDERAL COURTS
Includes links to websites to locate case law
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)