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

Jul 6 2017 Mayor Fischer's remarks for Capturing Ali's Spirit: Creating a city of peace and safety

Mayor Greg Fischer's prepared remarks from Capturing Ali's Spirit: Creating a City of Peace and Safety on July 6, 2017 at the Muhammad Ali Center:

 

Jul 6 2017 Mayor Fischer details comprehensive, six-point crime plan, outlines call to action

Speaking to hundreds of community and civic leaders during an I Am Ali Festival event this evening, Mayor Fischer outlined the many factors contributing to a recent spike in homicides in Louisville and the nation’s other largest cities -- including gangs, drugs and an unprecedented number of guns on the streets.

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

Mar 1 2017 Submitting an Anonymous Tip to the ATF

The fight to protect our communities is not just up to law enforcement; it’s a partnership between your community and law enforcement.  We look to you who live in these communities we protect to provide us with information about gun violence. 

Mar 1 2017 Violence reduction strategy showing progress

Arrests up; assaults, burglaries and robberies down; OSHN investing in prevention and intervention

Louisville’s strategy for reducing violence in part by focusing on high-crime areas is showing progress, including a 13 percent reduction in aggravated assaults, 16 percent reduction in burglaries and 29 percent drop in robberies in those communities.

Nov 10 2016 Next Building our Blocks: Parkland on Nov. 17

 Collaborative effort designed to ‘cleanup, build up’ neighborhoods

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the next Building our Blocks event for 2016 will be in the Parkland neighborhood on Thursday, Nov. 17.

Jul 19 2016 Louisville Metro partners with Nextdoor social network

LMPD already using to enhance police-neighborhood communications