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  • People, D.A. react to Chief's statement on beating

    May 17, 2013 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Reaction is mixed after the city's top cop released a statement concerning the attack on a family in the northern part of town. Police Chief Carl Dabadie said there were serious errors in judgment after a husband, wife, and their daughter were beaten at a gas station... more »
  • BRPD Chief: Summons in gas station attack "mistake"

    May 17, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police Chief Carl Dabadie said today two people connected to what he called a "brutal" attack at a Baton Rouge gas station should have been arrested, not just ticketed. "That was a mistake and an error of judgment," Dabadie said in a press release emailed this... more »
  • List of BRPD chief candidates grows to 12

    April 9, 2013 12:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More candidates for the Baton Rouge Police chief's office submitted their applications today, the last day they can do so. Five people, all veteran BRPD officers, applied with the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board on Monday, bringing the total to nine. An additional three... more »
  • 5 more apply for BR police chief's position

    April 9, 2013 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Five more people have applied to take the civil service exam to become Baton Rouge's next police chief. The deadline is this afternoon. The Advocate reports the new candidates - all veteran Baton Rouge police officers - brought to nine the total number of applicants seeking to... more »
  • Dabadie sworn in as provisional BRPD chief

    February 26, 2013 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lt. Carl Dabadie Jr. took the oath today to become Baton Rouge's provisional police chief. Mayor Kip Holden swore Dabadie in. He is the son of an officer who died in the line of duty, and applied for the chief's position when Jeff LeDuff resigned in... more »
  • Interim BRPD chief to be sworn in

    February 25, 2013 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The interim chief for the Baton Rouge Police Department will be sworn in Tuesday amid a legal showdown between the mayor's office and the former chief. Lt. Carl Dabadie, Jr., will lead the Baton Rouge Police Department until Mayor-President Kip Holden names a new chief. ... more »
  • Fired BRPD chief files civil service appeal

    February 21, 2013 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dewayne White's attorney officially filed an appeal today for his removal as Baton Rouge's police chief, claiming it was done in bad faith and without just cause. The appeal to the municipal Civil Service Board of East Baton Rouge says White's termination was not done in... more »
  • Fired BRPD chief plans further appeals Play Video

    February 18, 2013 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White said he plans to appeal today's firing at the local and state levels, after a contentious hearing between him and East Baton Rouge's mayor-president. Mayor Kip Holden did not reverse his decision today to fire White after a public... more »
  • Holden chooses to uphold BRPD chief's firing Play Video

    February 18, 2013 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden announced he will uphold his decision to fire Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White. Holden made the announcement during a public hearing with White and his attorney which grew contentious at times. Holden said White made several misrepresentations during... more »
  • Police association stands behind BRPD chief Play Video

    February 14, 2013 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Magnolia State Peace Officers Association of Louisiana released a statement today supporting Dewayne White, who was recently removed from his position as Baton Rouge Police chief. The MSPOA said White had made "obvious efforts" to address concerns with crime, and they support him on a... more »
  • Council to talk about electing chief, nearly 30 cities already do

    February 12, 2013 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders will discuss the possibility of letting voters in the city of Baton Rouge elect the police chief. "It is something that I want to discuss," Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle said. Marcelle added the discussion to Wednesday's Metro Council agenda. The Mayor's firing of Dewayne... more »
  • Metro Council to examine electing police chief

    February 12, 2013 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders will discuss the possibility of letting voters in the city of Baton Rouge elect the police chief. "It is something that I want to discuss," Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle said. Marcelle added the discussing to Wednesday's Metro Council agenda. The Mayor's firing last week... more »
  • Attorney: Mayor broke policy to fire Chief Play Video

    February 8, 2013 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three days after the East Baton Rouge Mayor's Office abruptly fired the city's police chief, his attorney said the Mayor may not have followed policy when making the decision. Jill Craft, who represents Dewayne White, told News 2 the State Examiner's officer confirmed with her that... more »
  • Community leaders shocked after BRPD chief's firing Play Video

    February 8, 2013 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Community leaders in Baton Rouge told News 2 today the seeds of trust planted by fired police chief Dewayne White will keep growing. Rev. Isaiah J. Webster with the Greater New Guide Baptist Church said he was shocked to hear about White's firing Wednesday. Webster spent... more »
  • Police union supports firing of BRPD chief Play Video

    February 8, 2013 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police union president Chris Stewart released a statement Friday supporting the mayor's decision to fire former Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White. Stewart said in the emailed statement that White's tenure as chief resulted in "the most tumultuous era ever within the Baton Rouge Police Department."... more »
  • Councilwoman calls for BRPD chief changes Play Video

    February 7, 2013 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Metro Council member called for changes to how the Baton Rouge Police Chief is selected, after the recently fired chief accused city-parish officials of keeping him from doing his job. Council member C. Denise Marcelle said on Facebook Thursday that Dewayne White's accusations left a... more »
  • Fired chief levels serious allegations against Mayor Play Video

    February 7, 2013 2:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Through his attorney today, fired Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White leveled serious allegations that the East Baton Rouge Mayor's Office interfered with his duties and actively kept him from speaking to the media about issues with the department. White and his attorney, Jill Craft, made... more »
  • White moves officers to the street

    June 3, 2011 6:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Newly sworn-in Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White says he wants to continue "trimming fat" in the police department by taking ranked officers out of headquarters and putting them in the field. White told a community meeting Thursday his department is "top heavy" and he has already moved... more »
  • New BRPD Chief has first face-to-face with public

    June 2, 2011 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One community in Baton Rouge met with the new top crime-fighter in the city Thursday night. Chief Dewayne White shared his background and goals with the crowd at the District 6 Community Meeting, but also listened to people with ideas and concerns. White says in just... more »

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