Police & Security
The West Buechel Police Department
The mission for each member of the West Buechel Police Department is to continually seek and find ways to proactively promote and deliver a feeling of security, safety, and quality services to all persons and businesses within the City of West Buechel with Honesty and Integrity.
STATEMENT OF VALUES
The values of the West Buechel Police reflect those qualities that we strive and dedicate our service to uphold,
We believe that effective policing is accomplished by police/community teamwork to identify problems and work together to reduce crime and the fear of it.
We have a responsibility to honor a commitment to involve the citizens in all policing activities that impact their lives.
We shall enforce all laws and ordinances, affording respect and understanding to all persons, while safeguarding individual’s rights that are guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States.
We hold ourselves to maintain the highest degree of service, to obey all laws and ordinances and to serve as role models to our fellow officers and community.
We must constantly strive to maintain dignity and integrity, while establishing a tradition for the future members of the West Buechel Police Department to live by.
WEST BUECHEL POLICE DEPARTMENT
1. To develop an effective, efficient and responsive management system.
2. To increase police-community relationship
3. To increase job satisfaction for all members of the West Buechel Police Department.
4. To create a pro-active environment that promotes a safe and effective community in reducing crime.
Chief of Police
CHIEF MANNING’S PROFILE
Chief Manning was hired in May of 2011 and was tasked with the responsibility of re-establishing the West Buechel Police Department. He previously served the Louisville Police Department / Louisville Metro Police Department for twenty (20) years where he retired as a Lieutenant in 2009.
While with the Louisville Police Department Chief Manning served in the 1st and 2nd Districts, Intelligence, and in the Chief’s Office under Staff Services and as the Assistant to the Commander of Operations. After merger of government Chief Manning was asked to stay in the Chief’s Office serving as the Assistant to the Chief of Staff. While in this position Chief Manning was approached by the Chief and the Chief of Staff in reference to building the new Community Relations Unit for the Police Department. Chief Manning then became the Commander of this Unit and built it up to an award winning unit. Under his command the 574-LMPD Line was born, Louisville’s Most Wanted and Louisville Law & Order where established and taken to new levels. New Citizens Police Academies where born for both the Youth and the Latino Community. The Police Athletic/Activities League was taken to a new level. And several other programs reached new heights.
During his time as a Commanding Officer two (2) of Chief Manning’s Units received the “Meritorious Unit Citation” and he himself was nominated for the “Exceptional Merit Award”. Chief Manning did receive a Bell Award and Blue Angel Award for his service in the community during his tenure.
Chief Manning is looking forward to bringing these same qualities and experience to the newly re-established West Buechel Police Department. You can reach Chief Manning at 502-459-4401 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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