Captain Jeremy Slinker. Capt. Slinker is the newly appointed commander at the Kentucky State Police Post 7 in Richmond. Capt. He served as a lieutenant in the Lexington special operations branch. Slinker most recently served as the commander of the KSP Cannabis Suppression Branch. He is an Eastern Kentucky University graduate and has been a resident of Madison County for nearly 25 years.
Dr. Peter Kraska, Professor and Chair of graduate studies and research in EKU's School of Justice Studies. Dr. Kraska recently testified before the U.S. Congress Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on federal programs which facilitate the acquisition of military-grade equipment by state and local law enforcement agencies. He discussed the effect that reception of military equipment has on local law enforcement agencies, including the increasing use of SWAT teams over the past twenty to thirty years.
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