Oct 1 2020 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Community invited to display purple lights as part of “Love in a New Light” campaign

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month; a time to celebrate survivors, honor those who have died, raise awareness, and confirm our commitment to preventing intimate partner violence in our community. 

Sep 28 2020 Mayor ends curfew; traffic restrictions to be assessed

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the curfew that has been in place since Sept. 23 has been allowed to expire as of 6:30 a.m. this morning.

May 21 2020 Louisville invites participants to 502Con, city’s inaugural virtual violence prevention conference, planned for this Saturday

In partnership with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, the Metro Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods and the Youth Violence Prevention Research Center (YVPRC), local youth leaders Imani Smith, Jailen Leavell and Ahmaad Edmund today announced a new virtual conference for Louisville youth, focused on violence prevention.

Jan 31 2020 Neighborhood Place partners celebrate Black History Month and host other events during February

Neighborhood Place partners will help host several events in February including the 8th annual “African American Read-In” at Southwick Community Center in honor of Black History Month, as well as multiple hiring events for the upcoming Census, Sodexo and the Kentucky Health Career Center.To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Oct 31 2019 Trauma Resilient Community work advances with key community partners

More than 50 representatives from 13 key community partners this month have begun training in the Trauma Resilient Community (TRC) Model as part of a $5 million, 5-year federal grant to launch an emerging project to promote resilience and equity for Louisville families and young people most affected by trauma, inequity, and violence in west and south Louisville.

Sep 11 2019 Cathedral of the Assumption to Host Louisville Blue Mass to Honor First Responders, Remember Those Who Have Fallen in Line of Duty

Both bound by the calling to humbly serve their community, the Cathedral of the Assumption and local first responders will come together for a Blue Mass on Thursday, September 12, at 7:00 PM. Representatives from the Louisville Metro Police Department, Louisville Fire Department, Louisville Emergency Medical Services and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will give thanks for the work of current and former first responders and pay tribute to lives lost in the line of duty.

Jul 26 2019 Celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today marks the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. 

Mar 4 2019 Kentucky Severe Weather Awareness Week and Statewide Tornado Drill

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Media Contact: Mitchell Burmeister, 565-7842

 

Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 1-7

City officials encourage all citizens to Be Aware, Be Prepared, and Have a Plan for severe weather.

Dec 10 2018 Living Room Program Opens to Public, Expands Services

Diversion program for mental health and substance use disorder celebrates first year of operation

 

LOUISVILLE, KY – One year after its start as a pilot program limited to two Louisville Metro Police divisions, the Living Room program is now open to the public.

Oct 3 2018 Mandatory nationwide test of the emergency alert system to be conducted on October 3, 2018

Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory

Sep 13 2018 Traffic Advisory for Bourbon and Beyond on September 22 - 23

Bourbon & Beyond – the incredible all-in-one bourbon, food, and entertainment that honors the rich history of bourbon that is so deeply rooted in the heart of Kentucky–is making its debut in Louisville’s Champions Park. The two-day extravaganza features musical performances, The Big Bourbon Bar, bourbon masters and celebrities, top national and local chefs, one-of-a-kind culinary creations, and a variety of other authentic experiences.

Nov 22 2017 Western Union Fraud Settlement

If you lost money to a scammer who had you pay using Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017, you can now file a claim to get your money back. 

Click here for more information.

 

Aug 1 2017 Crime down 4 percent in Louisville for first half of 2017

All eight LMPD divisions report declines

Homicides remain high, but Mayor says overall crime strategy shows progress

Apr 25 2017 Louisville Metro Police and local pharmacies are taking back unwanted prescription drugs on April 29

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (April 26, 2017) – Louisville Metro Police,  the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and three local pharmacies on Saturday will give the public an opportunity to prevent prescription drug abuse and misuse by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. 

Apr 10 2017 Louisville Metro Police are taking back unused and expired prescription drugs in Third Division on April 12

Safe disposal of medications helps to prevent misuse of narcotics that can lead to addiction