Louisville Metro Police Department http://wfpl.org en Jefferson County Public Schools Is Putting Resource Police Officers in a Few More Buildings http://wfpl.org/post/jefferson-county-public-schools-putting-resource-police-officers-few-more-buildings <p>More police will be working in schools within the Jefferson County Public School district next year.</p><p>Funds coming from a federal grant will allow the Louisville Metro Police department to send school resource officers to five additional schools when classes resume in the fall, said Stan Mullen, the director of student safety at JCPS.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9762 at http://wfpl.org Jefferson County Public Schools Is Putting Resource Police Officers in a Few More Buildings LMPD Boosts Security As Kentucky Derby Weekend Approaches http://wfpl.org/post/lmpd-boosts-security-kentucky-derby-weekend-approaches <p>Louisville Metro Police are boosting security details in the final days of celebrations for the Kentucky Derby.</p><p>LMPD&nbsp;officials said the department will &nbsp;work with local, state and federal agencies—including the homeland security department—to ensure the safety.</p><p>Maj. Kelly Jones, commander for LMPD’s special operations, said officers are also constantly monitoring social media, watching for potential threats.</p><p>“We don’t know of any threat that is a threat to safety at any event for any of our citizens right now,” he said.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:06:03 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9241 at http://wfpl.org LMPD Boosts Security As Kentucky Derby Weekend Approaches LMPD Launching Criminal Probe Into Shanklin http://wfpl.org/post/lmpd-launching-criminal-probe-shanklin <p>The Louisville Metro Police Department is launching a criminal investigation regarding Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, D-2, and the financial management of her office.</p><p>The Public Integrity Unit has been working closely with the internal auditor&rsquo;s office to determine if a formal probe was necessary. The auditor is examining an upholstery program for ex-offenders that served several of Shanklin&#39;s relatives instead.</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1124 at http://wfpl.org LMPD Launching Criminal Probe Into Shanklin