Public Safety Panel Puts Tighter Control on Constables

The Louisville Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee vote unanimously to put tighter restrictions on constables. The move came after Jefferson County Constable David Whitlock shot an accused shoplifter in the arm and face. Questions have been raised about Whitlock’s use of force and his decision to deputize staff, which former Mayor Jerry Abramson did not […]

Council Meets With Chief Over Constable Shooting

The Louisville Metro Council is discussing ways to restrict the power currently held by local constables after a controversial shooting raised questions about the positions usefulness. Three council members met with Chief Robert White Thursday to talk about the recent use of force by Jefferson County Constable David Whitlock, who was first elected to the […]