Kentucky unit commander demoted for teaching recruits offensive language
One of the Louisville officers, who was shot down during the BLM protests last year, was demoted for using profanity in training recruits.
“On Tuesday, June 1st, as a result of offensive language used during a recruiting class. Major Aubrey Gregory was demoted to the rank of Police Lieutenant,” LMPD spokesperson Beth Ruoff said in an email to WLKY.
Major Aubrey Gregory was demoted to the rank of lieutenant. What kind of curses Gregory used is not specified. Aubrey Gregory is on administrative leave pending investigation.
Last year, Gregory and another police officer were shot and wounded during a BLM protest in Louisville. It is reported that dissatisfied with the court decision in the murder of Breonna Taylor, began a shootout with the police.
The man on the right is Major Aubrey Gregory who was shot in Louisville last night...— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) September 24, 2020
This is him a few months ago helping a woman finish a walk/run a few weeks ago.
He's an incredible human who we should all be praying for. pic.twitter.com/RHRu4M8Vsx
Prior to the demotion incident, Gregory was a hero. 24 hours after being injured, Gregory appeared at the police station, where he was greeted with applause.