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Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 9th, 2008 @ 6:51AM (13 years ago)

In todays paper it states that metro government reached an agreement with the buyer of the helicopter to continue to use it until May 5, after the Kentucky Derby Events. They are doing that since the helicopter they are keeping is being serviced in Arizona. Does this not send a message to metro government that we are in need of 2 helicopters? I am a not an officer, just a civilian , but I see the need so why can't they ? Good luck to all of you who will be doing traffic on Thunder Day. I know its going to be a hard, long day!

Haha, flying "squirrels"

April 1st, 2008 @ 1:50AM (13 years ago)

They look like flying squirrels anyway.

It's pretty obvious the people in this town just don't give a $-H-I-T anymore about the police, or their own safety.

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 1st, 2008 @ 1:58AM (13 years ago)

Flying squirrels

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 1st, 2008 @ 1:48AM (13 years ago)

It just keeps getting worse. People will say anything to keep their position of power. My God Milburn you must have drunk the entire drum of Kool Aid to make a statement such as this. I know I'm letting the cat out of the bag but if any council members read this could you please take a helpful suggestion.The next time someone comes before the council and makes a bullsh*t statement like he did have them make the calls and see how fast KSP or the National Guard can respond to a pursuit. No offense directed at KSP or the National Guard but we all know they will not be able to respond to something like this.Maybe we could ask/beg the major powerhouse City of Lexington to borrow one of their helicopters. Come on Milburn do the right thing like Emmington did after getting up and lying to the council...........Resign/Retire..........

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 2nd, 2008 @ 12:47AM (13 years ago)

Hey, maybe they can use a live version of google earth.

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 1st, 2008 @ 6:00AM (13 years ago)

Could someone with military knowledge educate me on the "Posse Comitatus" rules (sp?). I think that would limit the Nat'l Guard to helping in only declared emergencies is that right?

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 1st, 2008 @ 12:11PM (13 years ago)

Rod..... I bet you can buy a hell of a lot of SMOKE and MIRRORS with $636,000.00

FOR RENT - "Two men and NO truck"

April 1st, 2008 @ 1:09PM (13 years ago)

Since our city now has several highly trained helicopter pilots and no helicopters, maybe the Mayor could rent these guys out to Stat flight, KSP, or the National Guard. Name it "Numerous pilots and no helicopter" and put the money into the city budget, we still have a lot of nice curbs that have yet to be purchased. WHAT A JOKE !!!!!!!!

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 1st, 2008 @ 6:24PM (13 years ago)

Unbelievable! Did anyone else notice that they didn't say anything about the rest of the community and coverage through the rest of the year other than Derby events? They also conveniently left out the fact that we have had the help of the Ky Army National Guard providing extra air support for 10 years now? They needed the EXTRA support because our two birds were not enough. The obvious lies by the administration have gone way too far. It is incredible that they are caught in lies and tell more lies in order to cover up. That is the sign of a sociopath mentality.

Emmington was caught lying to the Metro Council about the helicopter. Now Milburn is lying about it. It is a simple fact that the community is at risk. The other night a chase from another county came through our jurisdiction and I about fell out of my seat when an Officer asked for the Air unit and then immediately said, "oh yeah that's right we sold it, nevermind"

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 2nd, 2008 @ 2:15AM (13 years ago)

How does one man get away with making all the decisions while thre rest of Metro's elected officials do nothing. Come on counsel members, cut the partisan BS and start running the county the way your citizens want it ran. I can't figure out why all of you are scared of one man. Is the salary you make on the counsel that high? Or have you all lost touch with whats going on? Meanwhile, you all sit back and let the mayor run the city into the ground. People thought Hitler was great for many years, until the end when they looked back, saw the mess and started coming to terms with reality. Do something or get the hell out of a seat that someone with balls could occupy. Shame on every one of you!!!! A Citizen, not a cop!

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 2nd, 2008 @ 12:26PM (13 years ago)

SO basically Col.Phil Miller of the KY National Guard answered the question for us. We would have to first go through State Police who don't have helicopters in this area and then if a bird and crew are available we would get support in an emergency, by then the gunman running amok has killed an officer or a civillian.

Once again the the mayor has decided that the citizens of Louisville are to be left out in the cold except when he throws his big Derby party. Louisville needs air support 365 days a year, not just for derby and the lawless event of west broadway where thugs come in from all over the country to not attend derby events but drink an smoke dope and cause havoc to the good people in Louisville's west end. Derby is only one weekend during the year and if we need air support any of the rest of the time we are just SOL.

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 2nd, 2008 @ 7:39PM (13 years ago)

I wonder if the high bidder on the helicopter is a drug trafficker or a street gang. It would be on the Pimp My Copter show in no time. Watch the number of pursuits jump once the career felons all know there's no air unit following when they abandon their car and run on foot. If Milburn had to resign, then so would White and Jerry so don't hold your breath. The public goes uninformed by the weak local newspeople about the high crime and poor department management because they're all loyal Democrats. Jerry is known to give some of them better jobs if they play nice. Independent media my @ss. They're nothing but a bunch of political shills. The FOP should start taking out newspaper ads and reporting the truth.

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 3rd, 2008 @ 10:05AM (13 years ago)

$791,000 final bid....sold!!! guess that will help buy more parks to name after reallllly important people budget crunch??? yeah right thats what we'll tell them. wink wink 16th largest city? 1st class loser! welcome to Loserville possibility city....Its possible we can Pawn everything to pay for the mayors wishes.

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 3rd, 2008 @ 10:43AM (13 years ago)

"Helicopters are a tool. They are useful tools, but they are not an everyday tool, as Chief White says, they are tools we use on special occasions," said Chad Carlton with the Mayor's office.

This is the problem, the Chief does not know how to operate an Air Unit. It is an everyday tool, just ask the big cities who use them everyday and Chad knows nothing about Policing! they are towing the mayors line.

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 5th, 2008 @ 1:16PM (13 years ago)

Boy, this sure does sound like a safe system for the public...AND the us officers. Beauracracy at its finest. Tell the public some brown paper explanation about a certain issue, assuming they are stupid and will say, "Ohhhh?", and just accept this answer. Not to mention they continue to put officer safety and efficiency on the very far, hoping nothing bad happens and that it'll all blow over, hide our head in the sand, all the way in the back burner.

Be smart not stupid....................

April 6th, 2008 @ 1:39PM (13 years ago)

I suggest that all day everyday officers request the air unit and make them tell you it is not available. This helps because the requests could be tracked as well as the need for it. It also puts all those requests and denials over the air which is monitored by the media as well as some citizens. These results can be used by the FOP (if it has the nads) to prove the chief and mayor liars. Be smart not stupid.

Police say they have plan for air support after sale of helicopter...

April 14th, 2008 @ 7:18PM (13 years ago)

HERE"S AN EXAMPLE OF HOW THE "WE CAN GET HELP FROM THE GUARD"WENT LAST WEEK. THERE WAS A DIVISION WITH AN 8 YEAR OLD MISSING, A CALL WAS PUT IN FOR A HELICOPTER. MANY CALLS WERE MADE YET 3 HOURS LATER STILL NO HELICOPTER FROM ANYONE, GUARD, STATE POLICE ETC. AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT THE BOY WAS FOUND. COULD HE HAVE BEEN FOUND SOONER WITH A HELICOPTER, WE WILL NEVER KNOW. IF IT WAS MY SON OR DAUGHTER MISSING I WOULD WANT EVERY RESOURSE OUT AND UP LOOKING FOR THEM. JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF HOW THE HELICOPTER IS AN EVERYDAY TOOL

Is it true that all payment systems are registered in offshores?

April 30th, 2008 @ 2:52PM (13 years ago)

Once I've come across in Internet with some chart about payment systems and the places of their registration.

Name of the system

Place of registration

Company format

Place of domain registration

E-gold

Isle of Nevis , Lesser Antilles

Offshore

Melbourne, FL,US

E-bullion

Panama

Offshore

CAMARILLO, CA,US

Neteller

Isle of Man, British Isles

Offshore

Herndon, VA, US

Pecunix

Panama

Offshore

Toronto, CA

GoldMoney

St. Helier, Channel Islands

Offshore

Douglas, Isle of Man,

GB

NetPay

Panama

Offshore

-

V-Money

Seychelles

Offshore

Panama

ePassporte

Curacao

Offshore

Yarmouth, NS,

CA

Liberty Reserve

Costa Rica

Offshore

-

WebMoney

Belize

Offshore

Russia