A second forum for public input on the selection process for Louisville’s next police chief will be held tomorrow evening. It follows a public forum last week in west Louisville. The next meeting is at 6:00pm at the South Louisville Community Center on Taylor Boulevard. Mayor Greg Fischer is launching a search for a successor… Continue reading Police Chief Selection Forum Set For South Louisville
The son of Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White was arrested yesterday and charged with second-degree assault after an altercation with his wife. According to a police report, Robert C. White, 30, struck his wife twice on the left temple while in a car and attempted to hold her against her will. His wife then… Continue reading Police Chief’s Son Arrested
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.
Fischer said earlier this month that he will essentially ask all of the department heads to re-apply for their jobs. Last week, his team sent letters to those employees asking them for information, including their resumes. Fischer says he’s not sure when any decisions will be made on who to retain.