Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White insists there are several qualified candidates within the department who could replace him, but Mayor Greg Fischer will make the ultimate decision. Last Friday, the mayor’s office announced White was stepping down as the first chief in Metro Government history to become the chief of police in Denver. White… Continue reading Chief White Addresses Departure, Legacy
Last week, the FOP website reported that the city had tentatively agreed to drop fees on officers who use their cars off duty and to repay the officers for the fees that have been collected since they were first imposed in 2008.
Louisville Metro Government and the Fraternal Order of Police are awaiting a ruling from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet in their dispute over fees charged by the city for the use of take home cars.
Louisville Metro Government has again been dealt a legal setback in its effort to collect higher fees for city take home vehicles.
Next month the Kentucky Labor Cabinet will be asked to determine if Louisville Metro Government can charge police officers and other employees for the use of their take-home vehicles. But a decision this week could let the city collect the fees in the meantime.
A Jefferson circuit judge is scheduled to hold a hearing today on an injunction request filed by the local Fraternal Order of Police. The FOP wants to stop the city from raising the fees for take-home cars.
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson met with the head of the Fraternal Order of Police at 2:00 Tuesday .