Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement
The Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE), commonly known as Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement (KVE), is a statewide law enforcement agency for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The department, which was a stand alone department until July 14, 2008 by executive order from Governor Steve Beshear, is now a division of the Kentucky State Police (KSP). The division employs both sworn officers and commercial vehicle inspectors. CVE's primary mission is the enforcement of all state laws/regulations on commercial and non commercial vehicles traveling throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. CVE's secondary mission along with Kentucky State Police's Special Operations Division D.E.S.I.(Drug Enforcement and Special Investigations,)is to conduct drug interdiction operations on the Commonwealth's state and county highways. The CVE division operates and monitors the Commonwealth's system of commercial vehicle weigh stations throughout Kentucky. Their headquarters is located in Frankfort.
This Division is divided into two operational troops : West Troop and the East Troop. The two troops operate six regional posts:
- West Troop - Responsible for Region 1 Henderson, Region 2 Franklin, and Region 3 Walton and for providing and coordinating police and other related activities within their defined geographical areas.
- East Troop - Responsible for Region 4 London, Region 5 Morehead, and Region 6 Pikeville and for providing and coordinating police and other related activities within their defined geographical areas.
- "Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement to become a division of KSP". Office of Communications of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Retrieved 2008-07-20.
- "Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement Posts". Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement. Retrieved 2007-07-19.
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