February 21, 2012 - 3:53pm
Steve Conrad, Louisville's new Police Chief
Mayor Fischer stressed the value of Conrad’s experience in Louisville, noting that “Steve knows how to pronounce ‘Dumesnil.’” He indicated that Conrad will assume his new duties on March 19, and that interim Police Chief Ishmon Burkes will then move over into the Mayor’s Office to serve as Chief Administrative Office, replacing William Summers, who is retiring.
Back in November, we told readers that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer was looking around for a new police chief to replace Robert White, who moved on to head Denver’s police department.  Today at a 10:30 press conference, Fischer announced the selection of Steve Conrad to fill the post.
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Bill Summers is retiring...
“Bill Summers defines the term, public servant. For more than four decades, he has been a skilled leader, a thoughtful adviser and a true conscience for mayor after mayor. No one has shown more dedication to improving his hometown than William Summers IV.”
William Summers IV, who has served top leadership roles in Louisville city government over four decades and is currently Chief Administrative Officer overseeing all aspects of public safety, announced today that he will retire, effective March 1.  “It has been an honor to serve my...