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My Firing Range Experience [VIDEO]

To say that I've enjoyed my experience in the Owensboro Police Department's Citizens Academy so far, is a complete understatement. It has been really cool getting a better understanding of what and why the OPD does what they do. Last week, my classmates and I got to go to the firing range, where the officers maintain their yearly training, and try out shooting the targets ourselves.

How do you think I did?

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Owensboro Police Department Hiring

The City of Owensboro is hiring for the position of Police Officer.

Via the OPD:

Do you have what it takes to serve and protect?
Do you want a career in law enforcement that enables you to serve your
community?
Do you desire a career with a competitive starting salary of over $33,000?

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*UPDATE*OPD Searching For Lost Juvenile [PHOTO]

UPDATE: We received information from the Owensboro Police Department that this juvenile, Courtney Paige Lyons has been located. We have no more information on this situation, but will pass along anything that we get from the OPD.

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OPD Chief Announces Retirement

(Via the Owensboro Police Department)
Colonel Glenn W. Skeens, Chief of the Owensboro Police Department, has announced his retirement effective September 1, 2012. Colonel Skeens began his law enforcement career with the Owensboro Police Department in 1989. He has served in key leadership positions within the department for 12 years. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2000, followed by Deputy Chief in 2002. Skeens served as Deputy Chief until his appointment to Chief in 2007.

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Kentucky Child Seat Safety Inspection Friday in Owensboro

 

Come by the Owensboro Police Department on East 9th Street at the rear of the parking lot Friday, August 3rd from 10am til 1pm. A certified technician will inspect your child's car seat to make sure it's installed properly.

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Texas Roadhouse Hosting OPD, Owensboro Firefighters Charity Events

Cops, firefighters, ribs? Texas Roadhouse in Owensboro will be hosting a "Fire vs. Police" Rib-Eating contest Monday night (June 18th) at 5:00pm. Five OPD officers will face off against five Owensboro Firefighters and the winning team (each member must consume a half slab of ribs, bones bare!) will win an all-expenses paid feast catered by Texas Roadhouse.

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Publisher’s Clearing House Calls? Be Aware They’re Phony

Mean ol' people are calling folks in the Owensboro area to rob them of their money. The scam involves Publisher's Clearing House.  Of course, the Publisher's Clearing House runs a ton of TV ads, so folks are more vulnerable to the claim.

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Pranksters, I’ve Got Your Number!

Okay, I know kids--and maybe adults--can be a little mischeivous this time of year, well, on Halloween Night, but sometime this week, I became the victim of an unusual prank. 

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