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OPD Searching For Missing Juvenile [PHOTO]

UPDATE: As of 3:33pm Monday, April 7th via the OPD:

Missing juvenile, Carlie Paige Ritter, has been located and is in good health.

The Owensboro Police Department is searching for a missing juvenile and needs your help. Sunday, April 6th, a grandparent of 12 year old Carlie Paige Ritter reported her missing after she walked away from their residence in the 2900 block of Yellowstone Drive earlier that morning. Carlie was last observed wearing a black jacket and black jeans. Detectives continue looking into leads and are asking for the public’s help in locating this juvenile.

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Owensboro Police Department To Host Coffee With A Cop Event

Every wondered what it's really like to be a cop? Have some questions about the day to day activities of Owensboro's finest? Well, here's your chance to sit down and chat with a policeman. Join the Owensboro Police Department Friday, March 28th at The Crème Coffee House on E 2nd Street for Coffee With A Cop.

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OPD To Conduct Forum On Their Hiring Process

Ever wondered just how the Owensboro Police Department hires employees? Have you considered applying for a position at OPD? Well, here's your chance to find out more information!

The Owensboro Police Department is hosting a hiring forum Wednesday, February 19th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The event will be held in the Community Room at the station, 222 E 9th Street.

Here's what to expect from the event via the OPD:

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OPD Is Asking For Your Help In Recent Robberies

After two recent robbery calls, the Owensboro Police Department is asking for your help. The two (separate) incidents occurred on Friday, January 24th in the parking lot of Wesleyan Park Plaza. The first call came in at 1:00am and the second at 7:20pm.

Both cases involved a while male subject wearing a dark colored jacket who approached his victims as they went to their vehicles in the parking lot. Each victim reported being threatened with a weapon as the suspect demanded money. The suspect (s) were able to flee on foot after taking money.

The OPD want you to stay safe and offers these tips:

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OPD Issues Update On January 20th Fatality

Fatality update via the Owensboro Police Department:

On Monday, January 20th, 2014, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Owensboro Police Department responded to an accident with injuries call on Highway 60 East in front of the OMU Elmer Smith station.

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OPD To Launch “Eye On Owensboro” Program

Technology has been credited for solving many crimes. Video footage is a big part of that success. Our Owensboro Police Department is introducing a great new partnership with you, the community, in efforts to help reduce crime and solve pending investigations.

Here's more information via the OPD:

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Owensboro Police To Host “Coffee With A Cop” Event

Ever wonder what the police do on a daily basis? Just want to get to know some of Owensboro's finest? Well, here's your chance!

On Tuesday, December 10th, members of the Owensboro Police Department will be available for community interaction in an informal setting to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. You can meet them from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, located at 3101 Frederica Street, as they host their second Coffee with a Cop event.

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OPD Lt. Graduates From FBI National Academy Program

Congrats are in order for Lt. Ed Krahwinkel of the Owensboro Police Department! He recently graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia.

Here's some more information via the OPD:

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2013 Owensboro’s National Night Out

Via the Owensboro Police Department:

The 30th annual "National Night Out' is Thursday, September 26th.

The Housing Authority of Owensboro, the Owensboro Police Department, the Owensboro Fire Department, the HL Neblett Community Center, Target, and other businesses and organizations are joining together to combat crime and strengthen neighborhood ties with a festival in honor of “National Night Out.”

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OPD Identifies Body Found Wednesday Morning Near Smothers Park

The Owensboro Police Department was called downtown near Smothers Park, where a female body had been found in an alley. Via the OPD, the person has been identified and they believe cause of death was suicide.

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OPD Asking For Your Help For Information Regarding Rape Suspect

The Owensboro Police Department is seeking your help to find a rape suspect.

VIa the OPD:

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OPD Hosting 2013 Citizens Police Academy

Were you that little boy or girl who always wanted to be a policeman when you grew up? Has that dream never gone away? Maybe you have always been curious about the inner-workings of our police department. Well, the Owensboro Police Department has a great opportunity for you!

The 2013 Citizens Police Academy will begin in August and OPD is currently accepting applications. I've always been interested in the criminal justice system (heck it was my minor in college) and this sounds like so much fun to me!

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