police http://wfpl.org en Louisville Police Agencies Make Plans for Friday's Kentucky Wildcats-Louisville Cardinals Game http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-police-agencies-make-plans-fridays-kentucky-wildcats-louisville-cardinals-game <p>Louisville Metro Police and other agencies have made plans for addressing potential traffic and crime issues stemming from Friday night's NCAA Tournament showdown between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals.</p><p>Police have issued details of its details. They include "multiple roving units" meant to patrol &nbsp;possible criminal activity following the game, plus traffic enforcement in case of cruising. Police plan to allow traffic to move through the areas they're concentrating on, unless a public safety risk is found.</p><p>Authorities said they'll focus on:</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:55:55 +0000 Joseph Lord 8990 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Police Agencies Make Plans for Friday's Kentucky Wildcats-Louisville Cardinals Game 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 Strange Fruit: Meet Gert McMullen, Original Seamstress of the AIDS Memorial Quilt http://wfpl.org/post/strange-fruit-meet-gert-mcmullen-original-seamstress-aids-memorial-quilt <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F111579098&amp;color=ff001f&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" frameborder="no" height="166" width="100%" scrolling="no"></iframe><br><br>To speak to Gert McMullen about the origins of <a href="http://www.aidsquilt.org/">the AIDS Memorial Quilt</a> is to go back to a scary, sad time in LGBTQ history: San Francisco in the early 1980s.<br> Sat, 21 Sep 2013 16:44:27 +0000 Laura Ellis 6929 at http://wfpl.org Strange Fruit: Meet Gert McMullen, Original Seamstress of the AIDS Memorial Quilt Police, JCPS Say Prevention and Participation Are Key to School Safety http://wfpl.org/post/police-jcps-say-prevention-and-participation-are-key-school-safety <p></p><p>In the wake of last year’s mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., school safety has been a resounding issue in many communities.&nbsp;</p><p>Kentuckiana school districts are among them and while some schools have improved school security, local leaders say the effort will require community involvement.</p><p>On December 14, 20-year-old Adam Lanza went on a killing spree leaving 20 students and six adults dead. Since then state and congressional lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been pressured to reconsider gun laws.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 20:29:25 +0000 Devin Katayama 3336 at http://wfpl.org Police, JCPS Say Prevention and Participation Are Key to School Safety