Fischer Hopes For Fresh Start With LMPD

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.

SWAT Team Protocols Again Challenged in Court

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

Ask the LMPD

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