law enforcement http://wfpl.org en Louisville Metro Police Officer Accused of Offering Help In Criminal Cases for Sex http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-metro-police-officer-accused-offering-help-criminal-cases-sex <p>A detective from a &nbsp;high-profile Louisville Metro Police unit was charged Monday with official misconduct for allegedly offering help with their court cases in exchange for sex and sexually explicit text messages, court records said.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:41:37 +0000 Joseph Lord 9147 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Metro Police Officer Accused of Offering Help In Criminal Cases for Sex Audubon Park Improperly Fired a Police Sergeant Who Complained About Gay Slurs, Commission Says http://wfpl.org/post/audubon-park-improperly-fired-police-sergeant-who-complained-about-gay-slurs-commission-says <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A suburban Louisville police department &nbsp;improperly fired a police sergeant after he complained about derogatory statements made by his supervisor about his being gay, the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission said in finding presented to attorneys.</span></p><p>Former Audubon Park Police Sgt. Kile Nave claims that his supervisor, Ronald W. Jones, repeatedly made disparaging remarks about &nbsp;Nave&#39;s sexual orientation from the time he joined Audubon Park Police in 2009 to his firing in August 2012.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 19:14:46 +0000 Joseph Lord 7154 at http://wfpl.org Audubon Park Improperly Fired a Police Sergeant Who Complained About Gay Slurs, Commission Says Kentucky Will Use Single Drug for Executions http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-will-use-single-drug-executions <p>Kentucky is the latest state to switch to a single-drug execution method for inmates on death row.</p><p>The state previously used the a three-drug cocktail in lethal executions. But Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ordered the state to rethink that process to avoid accusations of cruel and usual punishment.</p><p>Officials have spent the last two months doing just that, and a new brief filed this week says executions will be done with either the anesthetic sodium thiopental or the barbiturate pentobarbital.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:50:07 +0000 Gabe Bullard & The Associated Press 1076 at http://wfpl.org