Police Warn Reporters Not to Report News Until Cops Give Them Permission–Or Face Consequences

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Pikeville, Kentucky – Local media outlets are speaking out after they received emails from a state police spokesperson demanding that they wait for a press release from the police department before publishing stories about ongoing investigations, which implies that the outlets are prohibited from using a narrative that is different from the one chosen by police.

The Mountain Advocate newspaper and a Bell County radio station received an email from Kentucky State Police spokesman Shane Jacobs, in which he started out by writing that he personally has "a great working relationship with the media," but that all of the inquiries he receives from media contacts take time away from his personal life and add to his apparently busy schedule.

"Good afternoon, I would like to start out by saying that I feel I have a great working relationship with the media in&
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