Rodney Brewer http://wfpl.org en Questions Remain in State Police Investigation as Louisville Police Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit http://wfpl.org/post/questions-remain-state-police-investigation-louisville-police-settle-whistleblower-lawsuit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville Metro Police Department has settled a whistleblower lawsuit from an officer who alleged he was retaliated against for helping a woman whose conviction followed a Kentucky State Police investigation that's been called into question.</span></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:44:52 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey & Jonathan Meador 9152 at http://wfpl.org Questions Remain in State Police Investigation as Louisville Police Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit Kentucky ACLU Criticizes Large-Scale Police Targeting of 'Low Level' Drug Suspects http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-aclu-criticizes-large-scale-police-targeting-low-level-drug-suspects <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky State Police embarked Friday on what officials are calling “the largest one-day drug round-up in agency history"—but the state ACLU suggests that the busts are misguided.</span></p><p>Dubbed “Operation Black Friday,” state police were targeting nearly 500 people were being &nbsp;targeted for arrest across the state on charges mostly related to drug trafficking,&nbsp;KSP spokesman Sgt. Richard Saint-Blancard said.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:55:07 +0000 Jonathan Meador 7408 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky ACLU Criticizes Large-Scale Police Targeting of 'Low Level' Drug Suspects