Louisville Police declare state of emergency

The city is preparing ahead of a possible announcement of charges against police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. ABC's Megan Tevrizian reports.
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We're turnout global and developments in the Rihanna Taylor case she was shot by police in March the police department has now declared an emergency. As we learn more about the officers involved here's ABC's meg and peppers again. This Maureen police in Louisville declaring a state of emergency. As a department prepares her decision to be handed down in this State's investigation into pre on a Taylor's shooting death federal buildings and other downtown business is already boarded up. The police chief canceling all vacation requests within the department to ensure officers are standing by. The announcement coming from Kentucky's attorney general will decide whether criminal charges will be filed against four officers involved in Taylor's death it comes as a departments professional standards unit is also separately investigating those officers. And two additional detectives for their role in the shooting Taylor was shot march 13 she and her boyfriend Kenneth walker were sleeping when three plain closed officers. Executed and no knock search warrant as part of a drug investigations linked to Taylor's ex boyfriend. This is not a woman. Who. Blew it sacrifice her life. And her family. Morals and values to Seau drove orange street. Walker a registered gun owner said he fired at the door thinking it was a breaking and officers returned fire striking Taylor eight times investigators never found drugs or drug money in the apartments. And Taylor's death sparked an. Nationwide protests against police violence earlier this month the city reached a twelve million dollar settlement with Taylor Stanley. In a wrongful death lawsuits the settlement also includes a list of police reforms. Although we are preparing right now there are still no word on times people for the attorney general's decision. After an honest she needs to re officers were placed on it is treated me and one was fired Kenneth deer. Again thank care.

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