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KY Deputy "Ambushed" and Killed Working Off Duty

Louisville Metro Police say 26-year-old Brandon Shirley was shot inside his personal truck at Rockford Lane Auto Sales. Officers say someone walked up and shot at him.

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Kidnapped 6-Year-Old Rescued by Kentucky Officers

Officer Jason Burba, a father of four, quickly arrived on the scene. In Burba's body cam footage from the rescue, released by LMPD, the officer can be seen rushing toward the car and finding the little girl crying in the passenger seat.

Louisville Police Investigators Concluded Officers Should Not Have Returned Fire During Breonna Taylor Raid

Sgt. Andrew Meyer of the police department's Professional Standards Unit determined in a preliminary report dated Dec. 4 that the three officers involved in the March 13, 2020, shooting should have held their fire after Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, shot one of them.

DOJ to Investigate Louisville Police

The probe will determine if the agency engages in a pattern of "violations of the Constitution or federal law," Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a press conference.

Publishing Company Refuses to Distribute Wounded Louisville Officer's Book on Breonna Taylor Shooting

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly fired six rounds during the March 13, 2020, attempted search of Taylor's apartment, shooting Taylor. He had been shot in the thigh, severing his femoral artery, seconds earlier by Taylor's boyfreind, Kenneth Walker, who later said he thought intruders were breaking in.

Kentucky Officers Cleared in Fatal Traffic Stop Shooting

Randall Lockaby, 57, was seen reaching behind his back and drawing a handgun as he exited the pickup truck he was driving. Body camera video from Officer Dooley's system shows the man point the gun at Officer Dooley.

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill That Could Criminalize Taunting Officers

Under the legislation, anyone who "accosts, insults, taunts, or challenges a law enforcement officer with offensive or derisive words, or by gestures or other physical contact, that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response" would be guilty of a misdemeanor and face up to 90 days in jail and fines.

Proposed KY Law Would Make it Illegal to Provoke Violence by Taunting Police

The proposed law makes a person guilty of disorderly conduct — a Class B misdemeanor with a penalty of up to 90 days' imprisonment — if he or she "accosts, insults, taunts, or challenges a law enforcement officer with offensive or derisive words, or by gestures or other physical contact, that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response.

Major who Commanded Unit in Breonna Taylor Raid Demoted

Major Kimberly Burbrink, head of the Criminal Interdiction Division, which carried out the March 13 raid at Taylor's apartment, is being reduced to the rank of lieutenant following an "internal investigation of policy violations."

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Louisville Fires 2 Officers Over Breonna Taylor Raid

A pair of Louisville police officers connected to the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment last year were formally terminated from the force, a spokesperson for the Louisville Metro Police Department confirmed Wednesday.

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