Fischer Condemns Shootings, Will Meet With West End Leaders

Promising to meet with community leaders, Mayor Greg Fischer denounced a brazen shooting spree in west Louisville that left three dead and three others injured. The first incident happened Thursday afternoon after four people were shot at 32nd and Kentucky streets. Among the victims were Craig Bland Jr., 22, and Tyson Mimms, 24, who both […]

Conrad Addresses Occupy Louisville, Gang Activity and Community Policing

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad says his officers are prepared to deal with any possible situation that may arise in connection with the Occupy Louisville protesters. Last week, Mayor Greg Fischer ordered Occupy demonstrators to abandon their downtown encampment by April 13. Since last fall, dozens of activists have occupied a tent city and […]

Conrad Discusses NCAA Traffic Plan

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad is preparing for the NCAA Final Four showdown between Kentucky’s biggest in-state rivals, and he hopes fans of both teams show their maturity this weekend. Police unveiled a traffic and safety plan earlier this week and officers will be out in force Saturday night. They’ll be prepared to shut […]

LMPD Chief Challenges Residents to ‘Do Their Part’ Combating Crime

Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad told the Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee on Thursday his goal is to make the city the safest in America, but budget constraints mean residents must do their part to make neighborhoods safer. The chief has met with several community groups and local leaders since being sworn-in earlier this month […]

James Requests Conrad Testify Before Public Safety Panel

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad is now official on the job, and a city lawmaker wants the new chief to testify before the Metro Council’s Public Safety committee. Conrad was sworn-in on Monday by Mayor Greg Fischer as only the second person to serve as chief since the city and county governments merged. He […]

Conrad Sets High Goals for LMPD

Mayor Greg Fischer has named Steve Conrad the new chief of police and the Louisville native’s top goal is to make the city the safest in the country. For two years Conrad served as an assistant chief in Metro Government before leaving in 2005 to takeover the police department in Glendale, Arizona. The Louisville native […]