Former Atlanta police chief Erika Shields picked to lead Louisville Metro Police Department

Former Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields has been named chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department. She comes to the department following months of turmoil and racial tension in the wake of the Breonna Taylor shooting death by LMPD officers last year. Shields herself is no stranger to such tension, having stepped down as Atlanta’s police chief following the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks by police last summer outside of a Wendy’s restaurant in downtown Atlanta last year. Louisville Mayor…

Former Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields has been named chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department. She comes to the department following months of turmoil and racial tension in the wake of the Breonna Taylor shooting death by LMPD officers last year. Shields herself is no stranger to such tension, having stepped down as Atlanta’s police chief following the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks by police last summer outside of a Wendy’s restaurant in downtown Atlanta last year. Louisville Mayor…

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