individuals that need helpp in atlanta, and so that's what the university of louisville is building up a program here and that's oneth message i keep pushing to the is, be careful because the demand they will exceed what you can meet, and you don't want to fall off in that space. >> you mentioned the justice department coming to town w to begin an investigation to the department in the wake of the breonna taylor case. how did your folks respond to h that news, and how has that been proceeding so far? >> so what i will say is from the time i i came here, at least my command staff, i message it would be fortunate if they didn't, but we had to be realistic and understand they probably would. i think from a command level it probably wasn't so alarming. to the degree that got down to the troops probably not so much. i think for the troops it was another punched in the gut. they just have really been pummeled over the last year. and listen, a lot of it they brought up, okay? but also a lot of it didn't and a lot of the stuff, the hatred pushed their way is not okay. i'll say that all day
individuals so that what university of the louisville here in venice the one message i keep pushing must be careful. they see for you sent to me, we don't want to fall off in that. >> you mentioned the justice department coming to town to begin an investigation and the department of the wake of the breonna taylor case, how did your folks respond to that news? how has that been proceeding so far? >> from the time i came here, at least my command staff, i messaged if they didn't come from if we had to be realistic and understand so from a command level, it probably wasn't so alarming to the degree there, probably not so much. i think the truth, it was another punch in the gut. they've been pummeled the last year end over the first five months, a lot of the they didn't and. pushed their way, it's not. i'll tell you that all day long. i take pride in the police department and my officers and some of the stuff is not accessible. that being said, i think it was demoralizing because it was like here is just another layer, how are people going to see us? one thing that surprised me, when i
of louisville, kentucky my first full-time position after school was in jacksonville north carolina which is known of the marine corps base. i was working with the new river baptist association, i grew up 35 churches in the envelope and also in jones counties and part of eastern north carolina. [inaudible]. my dad had served in korea and the army and he occasionally we talk about that predict new snippets about that, that he was part the service and he was a medic and certainly i was a teenager during the years of the vietnam war predict i remember registering for the draft and as i recall, my draft number was high. i was planning to go to college anyway so didn't really seem like an imminent had a possibility that i would be drafted. so went on to school in a couple of years into my college time, the war ended so long story short, after seminary we moved, my wife and i moved to jacksonville, north carolina and work with the new river association. it was really my introduction into the military. because it camped is kind of the tail that wags the dog in jacksonville, north carolina.
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