February 27, 2012 - 3:49pm
The Ku Klux Klan
Steve Conrad and Cindy Shain designed a new form of crowd control for Louisville that was so clever and effective that it earned kudos from a panel of federal judges.
Last week, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced the appointment of veteran Louisville police officer Steve Conrad as the new Chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department.  Mayor Fischer stressed the value of Conrad’s experience in Louisville, noting that “Steve knows how to...
July 29, 2012 - 7:55pm
Then honeymoon between the LMPD and Occupy Louisville ended today as the cops threw their first punches at protesters.
Today, Occupy Louisville had planned to make a statement about Chase bank's practice of foreclosing on homeowners. Protesters and activists planned to gather outside of the Chase bank a Highland and Baxter avenue to share this message. They would "Mic Check" outside the bank, and...
December 19, 2011 - 10:15am
Yesterday, Occupy Louisville met about the city's decision to revoke their tents and effectively evict them from Founders Square at 5th & Muhammad Ali. Mayor Greg Fischer seems to be of the misguided impression that protesters aren't going to protest.
It would seem that Mayor Greg Fischer has had his fill of Occupy Louisville. After meeting with city officials this past Friday, protesters were politely informed that their permit for Founders Square is getting renewed for 2012, but without any sort of structure to keep them warm at night. No...
December 16, 2011 - 6:35pm
Metro Works and LMPD change their tune about Occupy Louisville to a blue note.
Occupy Louisville has done its best to remain well behaved while exercising the group's first amendment right to protest.It has acquired permits for the encampment, and has been open to meetings with metro works, built a relationship with former LMPD Chief White and even followed the rules when...
July 29, 2012 - 8:08pm
A community meeting tiled, "Louisville Metro Council discussion on new LMPD Chief," seemed set up to be nothing more than a police satisfaction survey that was not even created by Metro Council. Louisville residents weren't having it.
A community meeting, which was organized under the guise of discussion about selecting LMPD Chief Robert White's replacement, was held at the Nia Center last night. Residents of districts 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 were invited to attend. Another, similar meeting, was held in district 2 at the Newberg...
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