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How loud is too loud? City updates noise ordinance to add clarity, effectiveness

COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington has tweaked its noise ordinance to make it easier to understand and enforce. The changes include separate regulations for daytime and nighttime monitoring and more objective evaluation of whether noise is unreasonably loud and thus violates the ordinan...

‘Ready to Read with Covington P.D.’

Photos 1 and 2: Officers Petri and White help young readers at City Heights. Photo 3: From left, Officer White, Officer Hancock, Officer Monson, Sgt. Meyer, Officer McBee, Officer Christen, and Officer Petri (lying down) pose with young readers near the Read Ready Covington sign. Officers...

Deadline is July 1 for $500 FOP scholarship

Photo taken by Covington Police Sgt. Jason Gray COVINGTON, Ky. – The deadline is July 1 for recent high school graduates headed to college to apply for a $500 scholarship from Covington’s police union. To earn the Covington FOP Lodge #1 Fallen Officer Scholarship, students must fil...

Cruiser purchase aimed at ‘catching up’

Doug Meyung, a Fleet mechanic with Covington’s Public Works Department, works on a since-retired cruiser in this file photo. $500K budget amendment earmarked for badly needed cars COVINGTON, Ky. – A Covington police officer recently started to follow and pull over a driver who...

New recruitment program opens pipeline from military to law enforcement

The process of becoming a police officer includes both classroom study and in-the-field training at a 20-week formal state police academy, followed by on-the-job training under the tutelage of a Covington field training officer. Officers with specialized roles, such as K9 officers, require even more...

Covington PD welcomes officer’s return

Veteran Police Officer Ryan Jones – signing papers after a (re)swearing-in ceremony today – is back with the Covington Police Department after a short time away.   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington Police Officer Ryan Jones is back on familiar territory, patrolling the streets ...

Is alert system reaching you?

Photo from last night’s TV news broadcast used with permission of WCPO. A day after chemical plant incident, residents again urged to enroll in county's emergency notification network COVINGTON, Ky. – Just after 8:15 Monday evening, a ferocious “boom” could be ...

FOP scholarship: $500 to high school senior

College-bound students need to write essay, fill out application   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s police union wants to give $500 to a college-bound high school senior. To earn the Covington FOP Lodge #1 Fallen Officer Scholarship, seniors must fill out an application found H...

‘Shop with a Cop’ photos will make your day

Covington Police Officer Josh Knott demonstrates his wrapping skills. COVINGTON, Ky. – The smiling faces on the 22 children – and the 24 Covington Police Officers who participated in the Covington Police Department’s annual “Shop with a Cop” event on Wednes...

Covington 1st Responders part of tornado response

A photo taken by Covington Police Lt. Bryan Bogard and supplied by Covington FOP #1 shows some of the damage caused by a tornado that tore through the town of Mayfield, Ky. Firefighters, police on the ground in Western Ky. COVINGTON, Ky. – A police officer and five firefighters from the ...
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