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LMPD releases body cam footage after suspect shot by police near Breckenridge Lane

Kyle Mitchell - WDRB 41
PHOTO: LMPD releases body cam footage after suspect shot by police near Breckenridge Lane

Two LMPD officers shot a suspect early Saturday morning near Breckenridge Lane.

LMPD Chief Steve Conrad said the officers were investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle around 1 a.m. Saturday at the Breckinridge Square Apartments, near Breckenridge Lane and Taylorsville Road.

Officers Eric Goldschmidt and Ian Stuart fired at the suspect, Elijah Eubanks, who was taken to University Hospital for surgery. He is now listed as stable, but the extent of his injuries is unclear. The officers were not injured.

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Police say Louisville woman falsely accused a police officer of sexual assault

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PHOTO: Police say Louisville woman falsely accused a police officer of sexual assault

A Louisville woman is facing additional charges after police say she made a false claim of sexual assault against a police officer.

On March 16, 23-year-old Gina Dorsey was arrested and charged with second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, menacing and third-degree assault of a police officer. Two days after that arrest, Dorsey accused one of the police officers who arrested her with sexual assault.

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Drunk driver who killed LMPD Detective and a Lexington man sentenced to prison

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PHOTO: Drunk driver who killed LMPD Detective and a Lexington man sentenced to prison

A drunk driver who killed an off duty Louisville Metro Police officer and another man learns her punishment.

Suzanne Whitlow pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter and DUI in February. On Friday, she was sentenced to the maximum 20 years in prison.

Whitlow told the judge she is sorry and takes full responsibility, "I know I deserve to go to prison."

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LMPD officer's wife dead from flu, remembered as giving, loving mother

Lauren Adams - WLKY 32
PHOTO: LMPD officer's wife dead from flu, remembered as giving, loving mother

LMPD officer's wife dead from flu, remembered as giving, loving mother

Leda Ramey was the proud wife of an LMPD officer, a Girl Scout troop leader, and a loving mother to five young children.

Friend and fellow LMPD wife Tessa Priddy told WLKY, "Just everybody loved her. She was your best friend, instantly."

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Suspect killed in Thursday's shooting was shot by LMPD detective, Chief Conrad says

Darcy Costello - Courier~Journal
PHOTO: Suspect killed in Thursday's shooting was shot by LMPD detective, Chief Conrad says

Louisville Metro Police officials gave an update on the condition of the detective who was struck in the head with a bullet during a shooting that left another person dead Thursday afternoon in Buechel.

Louisville Metro Police detectives who stopped a truck Thursday as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation were greeted with gunfire that left one officer struck in the face and head.

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City audit finds host of problems causing Metro Corrections inmates to be improperly released

Jason Riley - WDRB 41
PHOTO: City audit finds host of problems causing Metro Corrections inmates to be improperly released

A city audit found a host of problems causing Metro Corrections inmates to be improperly released from the jail, including communication issues with the court system, human errors and antiquated procedures.

The audit, requested by the Louisville Metro Council, was released on Wednesday and included several recommendations the jail has already agreed to implement.

Metro Corrections Director Mark Bolton said in a press release that he is assembling a team to work on the recommended improvements.

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Louisville man exchanged gunfire with off-duty LMPD officer

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PHOTO: Louisville man exchanged gunfire with off-duty LMPD officer

Police arrested a Louisville man authorities say is accused of exchanging gunfire with an off-duty LMPD officer.

Herschel Brown was arrested Monday in the 6000 block of West Pages Lane, near Terry Road.

According to a police report, the officer called 911 and said her neighbor had shot at her at an apartment complex where they both live.

Police say in the recorded call, the officer identified Brown as the person who had shot at her. Officials say the officer also claimed that Brown had been stalking her.

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LMPD cuts training time for new officers by 8 weeks

Katrina Helmer - WDRB 41
PHOTO: LMPD cuts training time for new officers by 8 weeks

The Louisville Metro Police Department has reduced the amount of probationary training for new officers before they are released on their own.

After a cadet graduates from the academy, he or she must complete a training phase with a veteran officer.

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