503 Kar 5:080. Definitions

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/503/005/080.htm
Published: 2015

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      503 KAR 5:080.






AUTHORITY: KRS 15.450(1)


FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: This administrative regulation provides definitions

of certain terms as used in 503 KAR Chapter 5, which pertains to the Law

Enforcement Program Foundation Fund. This administrative regulation also

repeals the administrative regulations previously in this chapter.


      Section 1.

Definitions. The following definitions shall apply in this chapter:


"Cabinet" means the Kentucky Justice Cabinet.


"Secretary" means the Secretary of the Kentucky Justice Cabinet.


"Council" means the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council as established

in KRS 15.315.


"Fund" means the Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund of the

Kentucky Justice Cabinet as established in KRS 15.430.

      (5) "Fund

administrator" means the person responsible for administering the fund.

KRS 15.450(1) provides that the fund shall be administered by the secretary or

his designated representative.

      (6) "Salary

supplement funds" means money disbursed from the fund to local units of

government for salary supplement purposes. A "salary supplement" is

the fund money disbursed by a local unit of government to an individual police


      (7) "Local

unit" means the local unit of government of any city or county, or any

combination of cities and counties of the Commonwealth.

      (8) "Police

officer" means a "full-time member" (defined in subsection (9)

of this section) of a "lawfully organized police department" (defined

in subsection (11) of this section) of county, urban-county, or city government

who is responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and the

enforcement of the general criminal laws of the state, but does not include

Kentucky State Police, any elected officer, sheriff, deputy sheriff, constable,

deputy constable, district detective, deputy district detective, special local

peace officer, auxiliary police officer or any other peace officer not

specifically authorized in KRS 15.410 to 15.510.

      (9) "Full-time

member" means a sworn police officer who is paid a salary by the local

unit for "working regularly" (defined in subsection (10) of this

section) as a law enforcement officer.


"Working regularly" means the officer is working a minimum of forty

(40) hours a week according to a uniform weekly schedule that is standard for

police officers employed by that employing agency. No local unit shall arrange,

by reduction of weekly hours or otherwise, the employment of a person who is

otherwise considered a police officer so as to subvert the intent and purpose

of KRS 15.410 to 15.510 or these administrative regulations.


"Lawfully organized police department" means a law enforcement unit

organized in accordance with statutory authority, and one which has a separate

and identifiable physical and management identity from other law enforcement

units, including a separate chief. (11 Ky.R. 1545; Am. 1778; eff. 5-14-85.)