Bryan Gillis

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Service Record

Louisville Kentucky Metro Police Department

Rank Detective
Dates of Service Hired approximately 2008.[1]
Salary $87,990 (2022)[2]
Last Known Status Active

Commendations

2019 Exceptional Merit Award

Gillis and other officers received the department's Exceptional Merit Award.[3]

Incident Reports

2008-2021 Vehicle Crashes

From 2008 to 2021, Gillis was involved in four vehicle crashes.[1]

Response Timeline

Gillis was found to be "at fault" for the crashes and received oral and written reprimands.[1]

2010 Policy Violation

In April 2010, Gillis violated department policy on court attendance.[4]

Response Timeline

Gillis received a written reprimand.[4]

2010 Policy Violation

In 2010, Gillis violated department policy on court attendance.[4]

Response Timeline

Gillis was suspended for one day without pay.[4]

2011 Policy Violation

In 2011, Gillis violated department policy on court attendance.[4]

Response Timeline

Gillis was suspended for one day without pay.[4]

2012 Policy Violation

In 2012, Gillis violated department policy on court attendance.[4]

Response Timeline

Gillis was suspended for four days.[4]

2013 Policy Violation

In 2013, Gillis did "donuts" in his police car, using his lights and siren with an "intoxicated civilian" in the vehicle.[1][4]

Response Timeline

Gillis was suspended for five days.[4]

2021 Policy Violation

In 2021, Gillis engaged in a vehicle pursuit for an incident that did not meet the department's requirements. Gillis did not notify dispatchers that he was involved in the pursuit.[1]

Response Timeline

Gillis received a written reprimand.[1]

2024 Arrest of Scottie Scheffler

Scottie Scheffler arrest video: Both camera angles from Louisville police

On May 17, 2024, Gillis was performing traffic control duties near a golf course and at the scene of an earlier fatal accident. Gillis claimed that he told Scheffler not to proceed and "was dragged/knocked down by the driver". Gillis suffered pain, swelling, and abrasions to his left wrist and knee, and was taken to the hospital. Gillis claimed that his uniform pants "were damaged beyond repair".[1][5]

On video, Scheffler can be seen slowly driving into a parking lot. Gillis approached the vehicle and struck the window. Gillis was not dragged or knocked to the ground. Other officers arrived, and Scheffler was removed from the vehicle and handcuffed.[6]

Scheffler was charged with second-degree felony assault of a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving, and disregarding signals from officers directing traffic.[5]

Gillis did not activate his body-worn camera. The incident was captured by a street pole camera and an in-vehicle camera.[6]

Response Timeline

Gillis was disciplined for not activating his body-worn camera.[5]

On May 29, 2024, the Jefferson County Attorney dropped the charges against Scheffler.[7]

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