Operation Black Friday

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7:07 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Kentucky State Police's 'Black Friday' Drug Operation Falls Short of Goal

KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer
Credit Kentucky State Police

A Kentucky State Police operation to apprehend a record number of drug traffickers has fallen short of its goal.

Touted in a press release as having arrested 479 targeted drug traffickers, news outlets across Kentucky ran with the numbers even though “Operation Black Friday” has arrested just 339 suspects.

Trooper Paul Blanton explains the miscommunication.

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