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DOCUMENTS DEMANDED- In a letter to Mayor Greg Fischer, eight council members threatened "clear and decisive action" if the mayor refuses to release documents related to the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.

Mayor Greg Fischer says he'll support a mask-wearing mandate if state, U.S. don't step up

One-on-one with Mayor Fischer: Breonna Taylor case, Louisville protests, coronavirus response

About 27 officers have called in sick this morning. Mayor Fischer said that while he understands their frustration, "at the end of the day, a police officer signs up to serve and protect the community, and we need them in good times, in bad times."

Mayor Fischer to appear on CBS This Morning on Wednesday

In the past couple of weeks, officers have become increasingly vocal about what they perceive as a lack of leadership by the department and Mayor Greg Fischer, saying that has endangered lives and led to the destruction of downtown businesses.

Jean Porter, a spokeswoman for Mayor Greg Fischer, says the mayor welcomes the review.

The sick calls follow a series of issues the rank-and-file officers have tried to bring to light, such as alleged stand-down orders by Mayor Fischer during recent protests that have at times become violent.


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Breaking: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer just announced every single officers' body camera was NOT ACTIVATED during the shooting last night that resulted in DavidMcAtee’s death. Not one.

UPDATE: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says Police Chief Steve Conrad has been FIRED effective immediately. Fischer said that there was no officer body camera video of the shooting. “That lack of institutional failure will not be tolerated,” he said.

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer expressed his condolences to the family of David McAtee, a 53-year-old Black man who was shot and killed by law enforcement in the early morning hours on June 1 during a night of protest.

Louisville youth pressed Mayor Greg Fischer on why he waited so long to speak out on Breonna Taylor's killing. "Are you tired because you've been going through s*** for a couple days?" one person asked. "We tired. We go through this s*** every day."

Updates from Louisville authorities on David McAtee's death: Mayor Fischer has fired Louisville police chief Steve Conrad after learning that two of the officers who fired their weapons were either not wearing or had not activated their body cameras.

Police said two LMPD officers and two National Guard soldiers opened fire last night. Still unclear which bullets killed McAtee. Mayor Fischer had only glowing things to say about #DavidMcAtee  and his role as a local business owner in the community.

@MsPackyetti  addresses mayor fischer'>Louisville Mayor Fischer: "Breonna Taylor's mother is your constituent and she pays your salary. Breonna Taylor was saving your city. After 2 months you have had nothing to say to her mother and no one has been held to account for Breonna Taylor's death."

2/x “...But 2 days ago...Louisville’s Mayor Greg Fischer ordered Christians not to attend Sunday services, even if they remained IN THEIR CARS to worship—and even though it’s Easter. The Mayor’s decision is stunning. And it is, ‘beyond all reason,’ unconstitutional.”

Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville banned drive-in Easter services designed to protect people from the coronavirus But abortion clinics can keep killing babies @louisvillemayor  if you're going to ban Easter services, ban abortions and protect EVERY life!