Source:Eleanor Klibanoff, Carrie Cochran, Karen Rodriguez, Maia Rosenfeld, Maren Machles, Kate Howard, Laura Ellis, Ellen Weiss, Rosie Cima, Mark Fahey, Zach Cusson, Mai Nolasco-Carranza, Tyler Franklin, Chelsae Ketchum
Affiliation:KyCIR and Newsy
Date:October 18, 2021; October 22, 2021
A joint KyCIR/Newsy investigation reveals the systemic barriers and choices made by city leaders and the Louisville Metro Police Department that led to its failure to meaningfully change how it policed. Reporters spent a year digging into promises made in 2016, when the Department of Justice chose Louisville as one of 15 cities that would lead the rest of the nation in building a better, safer, more equitable model of policing. Instead, the LMPD became the face of a national movement protesting the police.