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Occupy Louisville Advises Former Police Chief

by Devin Katayama on December 8, 2011

Occupy Louisville demonstrators say former Police Chief Robert White has asked them for advice before heading to Denver, Colorado, where demonstrators there have stirred a more contentious occupy movement.

White asked Occupy Louisville to write a letter on what he should expect with Occupy Denver a couple weeks ago, said Louisville demonstrator Pam Newman. [click to continue…]

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Chief White to Leave Louisville, Two Workers Killed in Ohio County Mine Accident, Larger Voter Turnout Projected in Louisville Than Kentucky’s Average: Afternoon Review

by Laura Ellis October 28, 2011

In case you missed them, here are some of the stories we’ve covered today. Current Chief Robert White has announced he’s leaving Louisville to become chief of the Denver Police Department. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says he’s begun the process of finding candidates to be the next chief of police. Two workers were killed after […]

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Chief White Leaving for Denver, Fischer to Launch Search

by Gabe Bullard October 28, 2011

Louisville Police Chief Robert White is leaving the city to be chief of police for Denver, Colorado. Mayor Greg Fischer announced White’s departure on Twitter, and is speaking about the search for a replacement this hour at Metro Hall. White was appointed by former Mayor Jerry Abramson and was the first chief of the merged […]

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Police Chief’s Son Charged with Felonies, Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate Tonight, JCPS Will Appeal Neighborhood School Ruling, Ferry Service Ends: Afternoon Review

by Laura Ellis October 11, 2011

The son of Louisville Police Chief Robert White is facing two felony charges and one misdemeanor charge stemming from an altercation with his wife. For the first time in the general election, the three candidates for governor of Kentucky will debate tonight. The Jefferson County Board of Education will appeal an appellate court ruling that […]

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White Could Be Topic In Mayor's Race

by Gabe Bullard July 9, 2010

Mayor Jerry Abramson hired White in 2003, and the mayor sees White as part of his legacy. But with Abramson leaving office at the end of the year, White has applied for jobs in other cities. He was passed over this week for a job in Atlanta, and now he says he will stay in Louisville at least through the fall election.

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White Not Chosen For Atlanta Chief's Post

by Rick Howlett July 9, 2010

Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White has been passed over for the chief’s job in Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports today that the job will go to Interim Chief George Turner, a 28 year veteran of the department. White was one of three finalists for the job. His future in Louisville is uncertain since the […]

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State of the News

by rfisher May 27, 2010

It’s been a mixed bag of news this week. We’re still waiting to hear about a new state budget, but Mayor Abramson’s last budget as mayor has been released. There’s going to be a new library in Fairdale and a bigger one in the Shawnee neighborhood. Our Business First colleagues are hot on the case of business news and LEO turns 20. Join us on Friday for our weekly State of the News.  Listen to the Show

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Chief White Still Finalist For Dallas Job

by Gabe Bullard April 9, 2010

The chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department is still a finalist for a job in Texas.

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White Says Efficiency Is Essential For LMPD In Lean Times

by Gabe Bullard June 9, 2009

Louisville Metro Police Department Chief Robert White stressed the importance of efficiency in law enforcement in an address to the Metro Council Tuesday. White addressed the council as part of the body’s review of the mayor’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year.

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34 Layoffs Possible In LMPD

by Gabe Bullard June 1, 2009

Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White says layoffs in his department are unfortunate, but necessary.

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