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  • La. constables and marshals get life-saving training Play Video

    April 9, 2014 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Constables and marshals from across the country are in Baton Rouge for training to find out what new crime trends are being seen across the country, so authorities will know how to react when they come up on a new situation. Both the National Constables and Marshals... more »
  • 99 arrests made in truancy roundup Play Video

    December 12, 2013 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 99 people have been arrested in a truancy roundup in Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Police Department, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and Constable's Office conducted the two-day roundup. Law enforcement agencies received 148 cases for follow-up from the Family Youth Service Center.... more »
  • One arrest, 20+ warrants cleared

    October 10, 2013 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Constables in Baton Rouge arrested a man on Thursday for dozens of outstanding charges and warrants. Constable Reginald Brown said Troy Harris, who had 22 criminal and traffic warrants for 47 total charges, didn't have the largest list of outstanding warrants they've ever seen, but he... more »
  • Constable's "top dog" headed to national competition Play Video

    September 20, 2013 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A deputy constable in Baton Rouge and his K9 are headed to the U. S. Police Canine Association Competition next month. John Lawton says it took complete dedication to get him and his partner, Ricardo, to this point. "Ricardo stays with me constantly. He goes... more »
  • Constable cleared in Southern student takedown Play Video

    August 23, 2013 7:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators today cleared a Baton Rouge city constable of any wrongdoing after an altercation with a student at Southern University which was caught on tape. City Constable Reggie Brown said investigators felt Deputy Constable Anthony Collins didn't use excessive force when dealing with the student, Taikian... more »
  • Report details fight between constable, student

    August 22, 2013 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A city constable encountered a student registering at Southern University several times before they got into an altercation which was caught on tape, according to an arrest report. The video showed the constable physically "body-slamming" the student, according to witnesses, and was viewed thousands of times... more »
  • Constable: Disciplinary action possible after video Play Video

    August 20, 2013 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Constable Reginald Brown said disciplinary action could be possible for a deputy constable seen in a video taking a Southern University student to the ground Friday. The video News 2 obtained has been viewed thousands of times on WBRZ.com, and is sparking outrage among the people... more »
  • Constable accused of body-slamming Southern student Play Video

    August 19, 2013 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some students at Southern University are upset after seeing a man "body-slammed" by a deputy constable Friday night in the school's gym. Amateur video sent in to News 2 shows what took place that night. Witnesses said a Southern student was standing in line for financial... more »
  • Constable offers words of healing in Newtown Play Video

    January 3, 2013 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Phillip Syas, chaplain of the Baton Rouge City Constable's office, recently visited Newtown, Conn. to lend a helping hand and offer the word of God to those suffering with loss. Syas told News 2 today his trip changed him forever. "It was so overwhelming, it... more »
  • BR constable shares condolences with Newtown

    January 3, 2013 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The chaplain for the Baton Rouge City Constable's Office traveled to Newtown, Conn. after the Sandy Hook shootings to lend support in the wake of the tragedy. Deputy Phillip Syas attended a candlelight vigil for the 26 victims, visited with the Newtown Police Department and spoke... more »
  • BR city jail to open again June 18

    June 11, 2012 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement officials in Baton Rouge announced the city's jail would re-open again next week, and city police would start arresting people with outstanding misdemeanor warrants. Starting June 18, city constables and sheriff's deputies will operate the jail 24-7 to clear oustanding warrants in the city-parish.... more »
  • Constable: City jail could pay for itself

    August 12, 2011 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After the two week trial period of opening the city jail in downtown Baton Rouge, city leaders are optimistic the jail could generate enough revenue to be operated 24 hours a day. Constable Reginald Brown met with Mayor Pro Tem Mike Walker to outline his budget... more »
  • BRPD going after misdemeanor violators

    July 14, 2011 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A misdemeanor warrant roundup is underway in Baton Rouge, where the City Constable is trying to whittle away at a stack of more than 100,000 misdemeanor warrants. Space has been cleared at the city jail to provide room for offenders until their warrants are cleared. "A... more »
  • BR City Jail to be utilized in crackdown on misdemeanor warrants

    July 13, 2011 9:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Be forewarned, starting next weekend, if you're caught with an outstanding warrant in Baton Rouge, you go to jail until you see a judge, pay-off your fines and your bond. Constable Maj. Reggie Brown says the community has considered the crimes minor and ignorable for far too... more »
  • Warrant round-up has dual role

    February 23, 2010 10:19 PM

    Law enforcement hit the streets of Baton Rouge for a warrant round-up. Officers mixed in community tonight, policing through the Mid-City area. They say they don't want to be known just for hand-cuffs and patrol cars. Instead, they want residents to feel comfortable reaching out for help. The BRPD... more »

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