Metropolitan Council Committee Votes Unanimously to Approve Louisville Inspector General’s Candidate


City leaders show their support for Louisville’s first Inspector General. On Tuesday, the Metro Council government’s oversight committee unanimously approved Ed Harness for the post of inspector general. He has spent the past six years as the Executive Director of the Albuquerque Civilian Police Oversight Agency. The post of Inspector General was created following the death of Breonna Taylor and the protests that followed. Harness would have the power to investigate allegations of police misconduct and to review policies and procedures within the department. On Tuesday, he told council members it was important to listen to the concerns of the public. He said he was looking forward to working with Metro Council to better connect with the community. of coffee that I can have with people, and sit down and chat about things, ”Harness said. The entire metropolitan council is expected to vote to approve his appointment at its next meeting.

City leaders show their support for Louisville’s first candidate for Inspector General.

The Metro Council’s government oversight committee unanimously approved Ed Harness for the post of inspector general on Tuesday.

He has spent the past six years as the Executive Director of the Albuquerque Civilian Police Oversight Agency.

The post of Inspector General was created following the death of Breonna Taylor and the protests that followed.

Harness would have the power to investigate allegations of police misconduct and to review policies and procedures within the department.

On Tuesday, he told council members it was important to listen to the concerns of the public. He said he was looking forward to working with Metro Council to better connect with the community.

“I hope each of you on the board helps me connect with your constituents as well as my own efforts to attend all the meetings I can or how many cups of coffee I can have with people, and sit down and discuss things, ”Harness said.

The entire Metropolitan Council is expected to vote to approve his appointment at its next meeting.


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