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‘A job that’s never dull’

Police hiring blitz seeks officers, crossing guards, cadets, etc.   COVINGTON, Ky. – The Covington Police Department is on a hiring blitz of sorts, needing to fill positions ranging from cadet and crossing guard to full-fledged police officer.   “The job of police officer is n...

Covington swears in 3 police recruits

Mayor Joe Meyer swears in, from left, Ryan Brown, Nicholas Hancock, and Cody Monson. Watching, from left, is Police Capt. Justin Wietholter, Assistant Chief Patrick Swift, Assistant Chief Brian Valenti, and City Clerk Susan Ellis. Officers to attend training academy in October  COVINGTON, Ky. &...

Police Dept. again up for ‘rare’ affirmation

Mechanic Mark Ranson from Covington’s Public Works Department attached a CALEA decal to a police cruiser back in 2018. Covington 1 of only 3 police agencies in Ky. to earn  independent accreditation  COVINGTON, Ky. – The public should know three things about the gold, blue, and...

A look befitting a place of honor

COVINGTON, Ky. -- The area around the fallen officers memorial outside Central Police Headquarters at Madison Avenue and Police Memorial Drive recently got a comprehensive sprucing up, courtesy of an Urban Forestry crew from the City’s Public Works Department.  The work included pulling w...

Big Ben, Ernie & 4-legged officers

Officer Ernie served the Covington Police Department for 8½ years. The story behind a $10K grant  COVINGTON, Ky. – A press release published Tuesday in Pittsburgh gave the news: The Covington Police Department was among police departments awarded a $10,000 grant from the Ben Roethl...

Whatever sacrifices necessary …

Annual service in Covington honors 37 fallen peace officers   COVINGTON, Ky. – The annual ceremony to honor Northern Kentucky peace officers who have died in the line of duty played out this morning near the Covington riverfront in a cacophony of sound: The jarring reports of a 21-g...

New cameras to provide ‘eyes’ on the river

This photograph shows a good portion of the Covington riverfront where the 18 new cameras will be mounted and also gives a sample of the type of view that the cameras will offer. Used courtesy of Ohio River Port Security Camera Program, the image was from video shot by an existing camera located on ...

Covington says farewell to veteran police lieutenant

From left, the retiring Lt. Jon Mangus, Sgt. Jennifer Rudolph (soon to be a lieutenant), and Officer Robert Fain (soon to be a sergeant). Mangus’ retirement leads to promotions  COVINGTON, Ky. – Two veteran Covington police officers are being promoted to fill spots opened with the p...

Covington says farewell to veteran police captain

From left, the retiring Capt. Chris Ernst, Lt. Marcus Jordan (soon to be a captain), Sgt. Bryan Bogard (soon to be a lieutenant), and Detective Mike Gilliland (soon to be a sergeant). Ernst’s retirement leads to promotions  COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington will say “goodbye” t...

FOP has $500 to give to a 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 high school senior who is headed to college.   To earn the Covington FOP Lodge #1 Fallen Officer Scholarship, students must fill out the attached applic...
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