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Louisville Officer Fatally Struck by Vehicle

Officer Zachary Cottongim was on foot tending to an abandoned vehicle around 10 a.m. when he was hit by a westbound driver who had lost control of their vehicle.

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KY Deputies Rode Out Tornado in Vehicles, Then Saved a Young Girl

After the tornado passed, Sirls and Edwards left their vehicles and began running to the nearest house for shelter. That's when they heard people screaming for help.

FOP Sends Disaster Response Team to Help KY Officers Affected by Tornadoes

"The National FOP DART will be working to rehab their homes, so these first responders can continue to serve and protect their community."

Mayfield Chief: Police Station and Fire Station Destroyed by Tornado

Chief Nathan Kent said his officers worked 24 hours in the immediate aftermath of the disaster, many of them responding in damaged vehicles.

Kentucky Corrections Officer Killed in Tornado, Inmate Escapes

Robert Daniel was watching over seven inmates when the tornado caused the building to collapse. He was found dead in the wreckage.

KY Governor Wants $15K Raise and Body Cameras for State Police

At a press conference Tuesday with KSP and Justice Cabinet leadership, Beshear said the "historic investments" of his budget proposal would amount to the single largest pay increase ever for state troopers.

Louisville Detective Who Shot Breonna Taylor Appeals Termination

Former Interim LMPD Chief Yvette Gentry fired Cosgrove earlier this year for his role in Taylor's death. In his termination letter, Gentry said he did not properly identify a target when he fired 16 times into Taylor's Louisville apartment.

Louisville Officer Shot in Breonna Taylor Incident Sues Attorney for Defamation

The lawsuit claims Louisville attorney Steve Romines told a media outlet last October that now retired Louisville Metro Police Detective Jonathan Mattingly “executed” Taylor during the 2020 raid.

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.

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