The FOP and the mayor’s office were previously at odds on a number of issues, most recently whether officers can be made to pay to use their police vehicles while off-duty. The case has been appealed several times, but Fischer says out-of-court negotiations with the FOP will begin this week.
Police are trying determine if two recent burglaries in Germantown and the Original Highlands may have been anti-gay hate crimes. The homes of two gay couples were ransacked last month, and the method the perpetrators used was identical in each instance.
The six million dollar federal grant comes from the Community Oriented Policing Services program and will fund the positions for three years. After that, it’s up to the next mayor to find the money to keep the officers on board.
by Stephanie Crosby For the second time in four months, a lawsuit has been filed challenging the protocols of Louisville’s SWAT team. A lawsuit filed today in Jefferson Circuit Court alleges Louisville police acted improperly in a SWAT team raid at a strip club, Phat’s Bar and Grill, formerly of West Broadway, while searching for… Continue reading SWAT Team Protocols Again Challenged in Court
A Louisville Metro Council Committee will begin looking into the police department’s problem with court attendance Wednesday. But it’s not yet clear what the council can do to correct the problem.
A new firing range for the Louisville Metro Police Department is now operational.
The Louisville Metro Police Department and the Kentucky State Police have made 14 arrests in a statewide crackdown on sexual predators using the internet to find victims.
According to figures recently released by the FBI for Louisville, from 2007 to 2008, robberies were down, assaults were up, property crimes down, arson up, and our murder rate stayed consistent. But what is the story behind the numbers? And how is our metropolis faring now in the face of tough economic times for all? Listen to the Show
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.
Police officers and court officials are preparing for an overhaul of Jefferson County’s subpoena system.