Interim Police Chief Robert Schroeder made the announcement Friday. Schroeder additionally stated that Hallahan is predicted to retire from the division on October 1.
In line with Courier Journal, Hallahan’s e-mail learn, partially, “These ANTIFA and BLM folks, particularly those who simply jumped on the bandwagon ‘yesterday’ as a result of they turned ‘woke’ (insert eye roll right here), don’t deserve a second look or thought from us.”
“Our little pinky toenails have extra character, morals, and ethics, than these punks have of their whole physique… Don’t reply to them. If we do, we solely validate what they did,” the e-mail continued, in accordance with the newspaper. “Do not make them vital, as a result of they aren’t. They would be the ones washing our vehicles, cashing us out on the Walmart, or dwelling of their mother and father’ basement taking part in COD for his or her whole life.”
CNN has been unable to independently confirm the contents of the e-mail.
Schroeder stated Friday that the division was conscious of Hallahan’s correspondence.
“They have been her private opinions and don’t characterize the views of this division,” he stated.
“Main Hallahan has accepted accountability for her emails, and is retiring from the division efficient October 1.”
Division spokesman Dwight Mitchell declined to touch upon whether or not Hallahan’s upcoming retirement was associated to her elimination from command.
Hallahan didn’t instantly reply to questions relating to the e-mail, her lack of command, nor her retirement.
Lonita Baker, an legal professional for Breonna Taylor’s household, responded angrily to Hallahan’s feedback Friday.
“I would like LMPD majors who say that we are the ones out right here washing vehicles or checking you out at Walmart — no we’re not.” Baker stated throughout a press convention at Louisville’s Jefferson Sq. Park. “We’re attorneys. We’re businesspeople. We’re metropolis workers identical to you.”
“And guess what,” she added, “even when I used to be washing your automotive, it would not matter, I’ve a proper to make use of my voice.”
Protests have been ongoing in Louisville and throughout the nation following the killing of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black emergency room technician and aspiring nurse who was shot to demise throughout a police raid on her condo in March.