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Aubrey Gregory biography: 13 things about Louisville, Kentucky cop

Aubrey Gregory (©Louisville Metro Police Department)

Aubrey Gregory (©Louisville Metro Police Department)

Aubrey Gregory is a police officer from Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Here are 13 more facts about him:

  1. He is married with three children.
  2. He is a veteran of the United State Marine Corps.
  3. He has worked with the SWAT team and bomb squad of Louisville.
  4. In February 1999, he joined the Louisville Division of Police, which eventually merged with the Jefferson County Police Department to form the Louisville Metro Police Department. He started as a patrol officer in the Second District and a detective in the Second Division.
  5. He was promoted to a sergeant in November 2007.
  6. From 2008 to 2013, he attended the University of Louisville, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in justice administration and master’s degree in criminal justice. He is also a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s Officer’s Course at the university.
  7. He was promoted to a lieutenant in February 2012. He served as a sector and platoon lieutenant in the Second Division.
  8. On March 21, 2015, he was incident commander for a 10K race called the Rodes City Run. He helped  Asia Ford, born in 1980, get to the finish line of the race. The latter, a Time Warner Cable customer service representative, was struggling to breathe at the time. He told WAVE 3 News, “I said, ‘Are we going to stop?’ and she said, ‘No!’ and I said, ‘Great because we’re going to do this together.”
  9. On March 23, 2015, Louisville mayor Greg Fischer honored him for helping Ford finish a 10K race.
  10. He was promoted to a major in July 2017. He was assigned as the Commander of the Fifth Division.
  11. On September 23, 2020, he was one of the Louisville Metro Police Department officers conducting crowd control at Brook Street and Broadway in Louisville. He and his colleague Robinson Desroches were shot in the hip and in the abdomen, respectively, when one of the people in the crowd named Larynzo D. Johnson opened fire.
  12. He was treated at University of Louisville Hospital.
  13. Hours after being released from the hospital in the morning of September 24, 2020, he arrived at the Louisville Metro Police Department for roll call. His colleagues welcomed him with a round of applause.

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