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Major Corey Robinson
Corey Robinson began his career in law enforcement with the Louisville Metro Police Department in August 2004. He served as a patrol officer from 2005 to 2007, then as a District Resource Officer from 2007 to 2009. In December 2009, he resigned from LMPD and served with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 2009 to 2012 where he was assigned to the FBI’s Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) and investigated Counterintelligence cases. In November 2012, he returned to Louisville Metro Police Department and served as a patrol officer from 2012-2016, and with the LMPD SWAT team from 2013 to 2016.
In February 2016, Robinson was promoted to Sergeant. He served in the Sixth Division, Community Policing Unit, and the Professional Standards Unit (PSU). While serving in the Community Policing Unit he oversaw the mission of increasing legitimacy and trust between LMPD and the community. While serving in the Professional Standards Unit he conducted internal administrative investigations of sworn and civilian department members.
In August 2019, Robinson was promoted to Lieutenant. He served in the Sixth Division where he managed a patrol sector. On July 21, 2020, Robinson was promoted to Major and has served as Division Commander of the Sixth Division, Second Division, and currently, the Third Division which covers South Louisville.
Robinson is a graduate of the University of Louisville, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in December 2002, and a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University, where he received a Master of Science in Management in December 2008. In May 2018, he completed the Administrative Officers Course from the Southern Police Institute. Robinson is a member of the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). Robinson is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated (Alpha Lambda Fall 2022).
Corey Robinson is married with two daughters.
Robinson attributes networking as the single most effective factor in his law enforcement career. Being able to strategically partner and network with stakeholders in the community is essential in his success as a Division Commander.
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