State, feds to discuss violent crime crackdown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Federal law enforcement officials and Louisville police and prosecutors are set to discuss the results of a crackdown on violent crime in the city.

U.S. Attorney David J. Hale will be joined by a myriad of prosecutors and federal agents Wednesday to talk about "Project Recoil," a joint state-federal effort aimed at reducing violent crime in metro Louisville.

The project is a coordinated review and prosecution of cases in the city.

Hale will be joined at a 2 p.m. EDT news conference by FBI Special Agent in Charge Perrye Turner, U.S. Marshal Jim Clark, Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad, Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Wine and ATF Special Agent in Charge Stuart L. Lowrey.

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