(1) A court issuing an order of protection shall direct the appropriate law enforcement agency to assist the petitioner in having the provisions of the order complied with.
(2) When a law enforcement officer has reason to suspect that a person has been the victim of domestic violence and abuse, the officer shall use all reasonable means to provide assistance to the victim, including but not limited to:

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 403.785

  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, partnership, business trust, or limited liability company, means all those incorporated or formed by authority of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

(a) Remaining at the location of the call for assistance so long as the officer reasonably suspects there is danger to the physical safety of individuals there without the presence of a law enforcement officer;
(b) Assisting the victim in obtaining medical treatment, including transporting the victim to the nearest medical facility capable of providing the necessary treatment; and
(c) Advising the victim immediately of the rights available to them as provided in KRS 421.500, including the provisions of this chapter.
(3) Orders of protection shall be enforced in any county of the Commonwealth.
(4) Officers acting in good faith under this section shall be immune from criminal and civil liability.
Effective:June 29, 2017
History: Amended 2017 Ky. Acts ch. 191, sec. 15, effective June 29, 2017. — Repealed and reenacted 2015 Ky. Acts ch. 102, sec. 18, effective January 1,
2016. — Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 629, effective June 20, 2005. — Amended 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 14, sec. 53, effective July 14, 2000. — Amended
1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 583, effective July 15, 1998. — Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 54, sec. 9, effective July 15, 1996. — Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 172, sec. 13, effective July 14, 1992. — Created 1984 Ky. Acts ch. 152, sec. 15, effective July 13, 1984.