BATON ROUGE - The deadline to apply for the Baton Rouge Police chief ended Tuesday, and city leaders hope whoever gets the job was taking notes from former Chief Dewayne White.
"The main thing with any chief is to first of all fight crime," Baton Rouge Pastor Dale Flowers... more »
BATON ROUGE- City leaders decided not to discuss electing the police chief Wednesday.
During the Metro Council meeting, an agenda item to talk about changing how the chief is selected was deleted.
The mayor appoints the chief, but after Mayor Kip Holden's controversial decision to fire former Chief... more »
BATON ROUGE- Some members of the city's Metro Council have asked for a meeting with the Department of Justice to discuss the police department.
The effort, led by C. Denise Marcelle, comes after Mayor Kip Holden fired Dewayne White as chief of police.
In a hearing about his... more »
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 »
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 »