A Louisville police training unit commander was demoted recently after officials say he made “offensive statements” while instructing a recruitment class. Major Aubrey Gregory is now a lieutenant. He was accused of using offensive language during a recruit training session.”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 Monday afternoon.Police did not provide details on what language Gregory used during the class. Gregory was placed on administrative assignment while the matter is investigated by someone outside of LMPD.Gregory was one of two LMPD officers shot in the line of duty during protests last year. He and Officer Robinson Desroches were shot in the hours after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the grand jury’s decision in the deadly shooting of Breonna Taylor.Gregory joined LMPD in February of 1999.

A Louisville police training unit commander was demoted recently after officials say he made “offensive statements” while instructing a recruitment class.

Major Aubrey Gregory is now a lieutenant. He was accused of using offensive language during a recruit training session.

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“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 Monday afternoon.

Police did not provide details on what language Gregory used during the class.

Gregory was placed on administrative assignment while the matter is investigated by someone outside of LMPD.

Gregory was one of two LMPD officers shot in the line of duty during protests last year. He and Officer Robinson Desroches were shot in the hours after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the grand jury’s decision in the deadly shooting of Breonna Taylor.

Gregory joined LMPD in February of 1999.

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