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Complaint filed against LMPD officers involved in troubled boy's summer camp Louisville Metro Police Department - Louisville, Kentucky
  Friday, November 14th, 2014
Katie Bauer - WAVE 3 Katie Bauer WAVE 3 - Louisville, Kentucky WAVE 3
Complaint filed against LMPD officers involved in troubled boy's summer camp

A few months after two employees of a summer program for troubled young men blow the whistle on alleged abuse, a new complaint against Louisville Metro Police Department was filed by a teenager and his mother.

According to LMPD the mission of the Gentleman's Academy is assisting young men to be more responsible by teaching skills that will empower them, but the complaint states the program wasn't as advertised.

 
 
Louisville police taking second look at cop camera plan Louisville Metro Police Department - Louisville, Kentucky
  Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
Marcus Green - WDRB 41 Marcus Green WDRB 41 - Louisville, Kentucky WDRB 41
Louisville police taking second look at cop camera plan

Louisville police have started a new search for a company to outfit officers with body cameras, slowing down an effort already behind the department's self-imposed schedule.

Police officials told WDRB News in August that a goal of deploying cameras by July 1 wasn't met because of concerns about data storage, but that the department intended to purchase officer-worn cameras manufactured by Taser, as recommended in a 2013 internal report.

 
 
One dead in officer-involved shooting in southwest Louisville Louisville Metro Police Department - Louisville, Kentucky
  Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
WDRB 41 - Louisville, Kentucky WDRB 41
One dead in officer-involved shooting in southwest Louisville

Louisville Metro Police shot and killed a man after a traffic stop in the Valley Station area Tuesday night.

It happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday on Grafton Hall Road, just north of the Gene Snyder.

LMPD Chief Steve Conrad spoke at the scene about what led up to the shooting. Conrad says officers stopped a car, but the car took off as officers approached it.

 
 
Chief deputy of Jefferson Co Sheriff's Office found dead Jefferson County Sheriff's Office - Louisville, Kentucky
  Monday, October 20th, 2014
WAVE 3 - Louisville, Kentucky WAVE 3
Chief deputy of Jefferson Co Sheriff's Office found dead

The body of the Chief Deputy of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office was found in Barren County.

Chief Deputy Col. Mike Hettich was found dead at Barren River State Park Lodge on Monday, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Lt. Col. Carl Yates confirmed.

Hettich, a 33-year veteran of the department, was in Barren County attending a 40 hour law enforcement command training class.

 
 
LMPD officer upgrades milk crate to basketball goal for neighborhood kids Louisville Metro Police Department - Louisville, Kentucky
  Monday, October 13th, 2014
Rachel Collier - WDRB 41 Rachel Collier WDRB 41 - Louisville, Kentucky WDRB 41
LMPD officer upgrades milk crate to basketball goal for neighborhood kids

A Louisville Metro Police officer spends his own money for some kids on his patrol route. It is a pretty big gift for the kids he has built a relationship with.

On any given afternoon, you may spot Anthony Holt and his friends on Powell Avenue right after school. "We usually come out here and throw the football, or play on that basket rim," said Holt.

 
 
Woman dies after being shot by LMPD officers following eight hour SWAT situation Louisville Metro Police Department - Louisville, Kentucky
  Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
WDRB 41 - Louisville, Kentucky WDRB 41
Woman dies after being shot by LMPD officers following eight hour SWAT situation

A woman has died after being shot by officers during a SWAT situation Wednesday night.

That woman is 39-year-old Tracy Wade, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. She was pronounced dead at 11:38 at University Hospital last night, of multiple gunshot wounds.

The LMPD SWAT team was sent to a home on Roaming Plains Court in the Indian Falls subdivision, near the interchange between Preston Highway and the Gene Snyder Freeway in the Indian Falls subdivision just after 3 p.m. Wednesday.

 
 
Judge's political talk leads to deputy misstep Jefferson County Courts - Louisville, Kentucky
  Monday, September 29th, 2014
Andrew Wolfson - Courier~Journal Andrew Wolfson Courier~Journal - Louisville, Kentucky Courier~Journal
Judge's political talk leads to deputy misstep

In open court, a judge facing re-election beckoned defense lawyers who support her to the bench to discuss her failure to win a key endorsement and its implications for her campaign.

Despite a judicial canon that says judges shall "refrain from inappropriate political activity," Jefferson District Judge Gina Kay Calvert showed the lawyers a handwritten note saying, "The FOP did not endorse me!!"

 
 
Man killed in LMPD officer-involved shooting in Russell neighborhood Louisville Metro Police Department - Louisville, Kentucky
  Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
WDRB 41 - Louisville, Kentucky WDRB 41
Man killed in LMPD officer-involved shooting in Russell neighborhood

An LMPD officer who shot and killed a suspect early Tuesday said the man pointed a gun at him before he opened fire.

It happened just after midnight after the officer answered a call about a domestic dispute in the parking lot of City View Apartments at Ninth Street and Broadway near Esquire Alley.

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad tells WDRB that a man and woman were fighting when the officer -- who was working alone -- arrived. The man reportedly went to his car, retrieved a pistol and pointed it at the officer. That's when the officer shot and killed the suspect.

 
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