The Republican Party of Kentucky is demanding Attorney General Jack Conway clarify the circumstances surrounding the departure of his younger brother, Matt Conway, from the Jefferson County commonwealth’s attorney’s office. On Tuesday, Matt Conway resigned from the prosecutor’s office for undisclosed reasons almost a year after it was revealed he lied twice about being tipped… Continue reading RPK Questions Attorney General About Brother’s Resignation
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.
The injured officer is in fair condition at University Hospital after undergoing surgery overnight.
The dispute over take-home cars for Louisville police officers continues. Mayor Jerry Abramson’s office will appeal a Jefferson Circuit judge’s ruling that the city must negotiate any fees for police officers who use their cars off duty. And Abramson’s appeal may end up in the hands of the next mayor.
Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White is still awaiting word on whether he’ll be hired as the next chief of the Atlanta Police Department. White is one of three finalists for the job. All of them took part in a town meeting in Atlanta two weeks ago as part of the application process. “I had… Continue reading White Awaiting Word On Atlanta Job
From WFPL’s Haley Hart The Louisville Metro Police Department teamed up with Greater St. Mark Baptist Church to prepare and deliver Thanksgiving dinners Wednesday to hundreds of homebound residents. Yvette Gentry, an acting Lieutenant Colonel with the LMPD and a member of the church, helped start the tradition eleven years ago. “When I was a… Continue reading LMPD, Church Group Spread Holiday Cheer
Several organizations are joining forces to launch a pilot project for at-risk youngsters in Louisville. It’s called Badges for Baseball. It’s a mentoring program that pairs Louisville Metro Police officers with young people ages eight through fourteen. They’ll will take part in baseball or softball programs at selected Boys and Girls Clubs across the community.… Continue reading Pilot Program Targets At-Risk Youth
Louisville Metro Police have completed a two-week sting operation that sought out sexual predators of children on the internet. During the investigation, called Operation Bulldog, two Louisville Metro Police detectives posed as 12-and-13 year old children online. When they were contacted on the internet by a suspected adult sexual predator, they arranged a meeting, and… Continue reading LMPD Operation Bulldog Nets Eight Alleged Sexual Predators
Louisville’s police union is mulling over some concessions proposed by Metro Government to help close a $20 million city budget shortfall. The city is offering the Fraternal Order of Police several options aimed at cutting about $1 million from the budget. They include charging officers more for the use of their take-home cruisers, foregoing pay raises… Continue reading Louisville FOP Considers Cost-Cutting Options
The Louisville Metro Police Department will once again participate in the annual “National Night Out” Tuesday evening. “National Night Out” was created 25 years ago to allow citizens to get better acquainted with the officers who patrol their neighborhoods and talk about ways to make them safer. It has grown to include more than 10,000 communities… Continue reading 'National Night Out' Set For Tuesday