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Louisville Metro Police Department: Louisville, Kentucky law enforcement agency
The Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) began operations on January 6, 2003, as part of the creation of the consolidated city-county government in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. It was formed by the merger of the Jefferson County Police Department and the Louisville Division of Police. The Louisville Metro Police Department has been headed by Robert Schroeder since June 1, 2020. LMPD divides Jefferson County into eight patrol divisions and operates a number of special investigative and support units.


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Louisville officer pleads not guilty to charges related to fatal Breonna Taylor shooting

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Louisville police chief 'very concerned' about safety after 2 officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

Louisville Metro Police Department Interim Chief Robert Schroeder said the two officers sustained "non-life-threatening" injuries. - Published

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Family of shooting victim David McAtee sues Louisville police and Kentucky National Guard

The family of David McAtee has filed a wrongful death suit against Louisville Metro Police and the Kentucky National Guard. - Published

Louisville names first Black woman as interim police chief amid unrest over Breonna Taylor's death

Yvette Gentry, a former LMPD deputy chief, will take over as interim chief beginning Oct. 1, and is ready to "move the needle forward." - Published

Marking 100 days since Breonna Taylor protests began in Louisville

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Hunger strikers for Breonna Taylor end protest after 25 days

After going nearly a month without food, hunger strikers seeking action against LMPD officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death ended their protest. - Published

Kentucky Attorney General meets with Breonna Taylor's family for the first time since her death

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Police officers should not be charged with Breonna Taylor's death, criminal law experts say

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Police interviews say Breonna Taylor's home was a 'soft target,' suspect already located

Louisville Metro Police at Breonna Taylor's apartment were told it was a "soft target," according to newly released interviews. - Published

Kentucky Attorney General won't put timetable on Breonna Taylor investigation

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Breonna's Law: No-knock warrants banned in Louisville after unanimous vote

The ordinance is called Breonna's Law after Breonna Taylor, an unarmed black woman who was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police in her apartment. - Published

Breonna's Law: Louisville Metro Council votes to ban no-knock warrants

The new ordinance is called Breonna's Law, named after 26-year-old Breonna Taylor who was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police in her apartment. - Published

'We've had enough!' 1,000-plus rally for justice for Breonna Taylor on her 27th birthday

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Louisville police release videos they say show David McAtee fired a gun before he was shot

Louisville Metro Police officials Tuesday released additional video footage that they say shows David McAtee firing a gun at 26th Street and Broadway. - Published

Louisville PD releases additional video from site where David McAtee was shot and killed

"We are providing this information because we have made a pledge to this community to be transparent," the interim Louisville Police Chief said. - Published

Louisville PD says additional video shows David McAtee firing gun before his death Monday

Interim Louisville Police Chief Robert Schroeder said the video "does not answer every question," including why he allegedly fired. - Published

Louisville cop in fatal shooting of David McAtee had mocked protester on Facebook

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'She's gone': Breonna Taylor's death sparks outrage as she's remembered as 'good girl'

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