503 KAR 5:080.
RELATES TO: KRS
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.
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.
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.
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
unit" means the local unit of government of any city or county, or any
combination of cities and counties of the Commonwealth.
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.
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.)