Justice and Public Safety Cabinet http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Constable Offices Should be Abolished or limited, Report Says http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-constable-offices-should-be-abolished-or-limited-report-says <p>A new report by Kentucky's Justice Cabinet advocates the elimination or limiting of Kentucky's constable offices.</p><p>The office is established &nbsp;in the Kentucky Constitution, but the report said constables no longer help law enforcement -- performing but .02 percent of all recorded law enforcement in the state -- &nbsp;and are often liabilities to counties.</p><p>“For the most part, constables perform security guard functions, direct traffic at events or serve civil process," the report said.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 16:38:59 +0000 Kenny Colston 2410 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Constable Offices Should be Abolished or limited, Report Says