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  • Sorrento voters can abolish police department

    June 13, 2014 7:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal signed legislation allowing the Sorrento Town Council to ask voters to abolish the elected office of police chief and the police department. Legislation was introduced by state Sen. Jody Amedee. Mayor Mike Lambert asked for the legislation after Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. resigned... more »
  • Whaley accused of stealing guns, forging checks Play Video

    June 11, 2014 10:23 AM

    BRUSLY - State investigators accused former police chief Jamie Whaley Wednesday of stealing seven guns from the Brusly Police Department and forging checks to get extra cash. Detectives booked Whaley into the West Baton Rouge Parish jail on new malfeasance charges, as well as theft and forgery charges. Whaley... more »
  • Former Brusly Police Chief pleads guilty

    April 17, 2014 5:50 PM

    BRUSLY- Former Police Chief, Jamie Whaley, pleaded guilty to a felony malfeasance charge. Jamie Whaley is sentenced to 18-months supervised probation and $500 in fines. He admits using a town credit-card to put fuel in his personal vehicle and boat. Whaley paid back more than $1,000 and turned in... more »
  • Theriot to court: I lied, had sexual contact with woman Play Video

    February 10, 2014 2:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot pleaded guilty Monday to lying to the FBI about having sexual contact with a woman in his custody. According to the U. S. Attorney's Office in Baton Rouge, Theriot admitted in federal court that he took the woman back to his... more »
  • Coroner: Morgan City chief's death a suicide

    February 3, 2014 5:30 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. - The fatal shooting of the Morgan City, La., police chief at a Biloxi casino hotel has been ruled a suicide. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove tells The Sun-Herald Monday that 46-year-old Travis Anthony Crouch died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head. Crouch had gone to Biloxi... more »
  • Morgan City Police Chief death

    February 1, 2014 2:12 PM

    MORGAN CITY - The Morgan City Police Department says police chief Police Chief Travis A. Crouch has died. Officials say the death was unexpected. Assistant Police Chief Michael Banks will fill in as acting Police Chief for now. Crouch was named Police Chief last year and has... more »
  • Lawsuit: Chief sexually assaulted woman in custody Play Video

    January 17, 2014 5:46 PM

    SORRENTO - A lawsuit filed Friday alleges embattled Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot forced a woman in his custody to perform oral sex on him inside the police department. The suit filed by attorney Tregg Wilson alleges Theriot initially responded to a call about an intoxicated woman on the... more »
  • BRPD: Tips to stay safe Play Video

    January 16, 2014 9:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD Police Chief Carl Dabadie joins JP to talk about how residents can protect themselves in the wake of a string of break-ins in Baton Rouge. more »
  • Ex-police chief sentenced in missing cash probe

    January 14, 2014 3:02 PM

    AMITE- Former Kentwood Police Chief Gregory Newton has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to a charge that he tampered with cash that was recovered during a burglary investigation. State District Court Judge Wayne Ray Chutz sentenced Newton to five years of probation after the former chief pleaded guilty... more »
  • La. police chief arrested on malfeasance charge

    January 3, 2014 2:30 PM

    GOLDONNA- A north Louisiana police chief has been arrested on charges that include malfeasance in office. The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office says it arrested Goldonna Police Chief Johnny Earl Rowell on Friday as part of an investigation that involves one of the chief's relatives. The sheriff's office didn't identify the... more »
  • Port Vincent police chief resigns

    December 12, 2013 5:13 PM

    PORT VINCENT- The police chief of Port Vincent resigned Tuesday after receiving several complaints from residents. Mayor David Carter tells WBRZ News 2 that Daryl Averett stepped down as police chief Tuesday night after a private meeting between him, the mayor, and Mayor Pro Tem Johnnie Page. During the... more »
  • Area police chief indicted for stealing evidence

    September 6, 2013 4:43 PM

    KENTWOOD- The town's chief of police has been indicted in a case of missing evidence. Gregory Newton was indicted by a grand jury for malfeasance in office and unauthorized use of a movable. The indictment comes after a State Police investigation in December of 2012 when a person... more »
  • 14 in the running for Covington police chief

    August 23, 2013 7:58 AM

    COVINGTON - Fourteen candidates passed a written civil service test, and now move to the interview stage with the mayor to be considered for Covington's next police chief. The names of the candidates were released Thursday at a Covington Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board meeting. Timothy... more »
  • 2 top Henderson cops face charges in ticket scam

    July 18, 2013 2:54 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish prosecutors have filed formal charges against Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry and Deputy Chief Oliver Mack Lloyd in an investigation into an alleged illegal quota system for traffic tickets issued along Interstate 10. Assistant District Attorney Chester Cedars said Thursday that the two men... more »
  • Fomer Merryville Police Chief sued

    July 5, 2013 11:48 AM

    DERIDDER - Two women have sued Merryville's former police chief, accusing James Fowler of stopping their car without justification and making them submit to a strip search on the street. The American Press reported Thursday that the Town of Merryville and the Merryville Police Department are co-defendants. Merryville is... more »
  • Search for police chief narrowing down Play Video

    June 20, 2013 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Cops in Baton Rouge continue to fight crime in the capital city, but are still without a permanent police chief to run the show. The search for the next chief is narrowing down. 11 officers passed the civil service board exam with a 75 or higher.... more »
  • BR police chief scores nearly ready

    June 13, 2013 8:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The civil service exams taken last month by more than a dozen people vying to become Baton Rouge's next police chief will be graded and forwarded this week to the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board. That's according to State Examiner Robert S. Lawrence. Local officials had... more »
  • List of approved BRPD chief applicants released

    April 19, 2013 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board released a list of 17 applicants approved to take the civil service exam to replace fired Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White. The Board approved the following applicants at its April 18 meeting: * Carl... more »
  • Springfield mayor, police chief due in court

    March 21, 2013 11:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Springfield's mayor and police chief are scheduled to be in court to face charges they conspired to hide a woman's DWI citation, according to the state attorney general's office. A grand jury indicted Mayor Charles Martin and Police Chief James Jones on charges of obstruction of... more »
  • 24/7 alcohol sales, elected chief up for discussion Wednesday

    March 12, 2013 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Wednesday, city leaders could make a historic change and allow 24-hour liquor sales. The sales would only be allowed on riverboat casinos, if Metro Council approves the change. Currently, city laws don't allow sales after 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday and midnight Sunday. Among other... more »
  • Fired BR police chief's appeal set for May

    March 6, 2013 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dates have been set for Fired Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White's civil service appeal hearing. The Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board's chairman, Sgt. Bryan Taylor, told attorneys Wednesday the hearing will be held May 13-15. In an email, East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip... more »
  • Council starts discussion on electing BR police chief Play Video

    February 27, 2013 10:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders tabled discussion about electing the police chief during Wednesday night's Metro Council meeting. But, there was no shortage of opinions from citizens who voiced their concerns. "Let me say that Baton Rouge can no longer accept an appointed police chief. And, we can no... more »
  • Dabadie sworn in as interim BR police chief Play Video

    February 26, 2013 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Carl Dabadie has officially taken over control of the Baton Rouge Police Department. He was sworn in during a ceremony in the Metro Council chambers. The 26 year veteran of the department has served as a motorcycle officer, training center director and department chief of staff... more »
  • Dabadie set to lead BRPD as department head

    February 26, 2013 7:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lt. Carl Dabadie, Jr., will be sworn in this morning as interim police chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department, three weeks after city leaders fired former chief Dewayne White. Dabadie will lead the department until Mayor Kip Holden names a new chief. White claims... more »
  • Former BR mayor says keep police chief appointed Play Video

    February 20, 2013 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former Baton Rouge Mayor Tom Ed McHugh says he personally thinks the police chief's job should remain appointed by the mayor. McHugh says there can be challenges created when two different leaders are fighting over city money. McHugh says the mayor is held accountable for most issues,... more »
  • NEXT HOUR: Leaders tackle chief issue, red light cameras

    February 13, 2013 3:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders are set to have a potentially heated discussion about taking appointment power from the mayor and having voters elect a chief of police. That is one of two discussions planned for Wednesday's Metro Council meeting. Last week, the Mayor's office fired Chief Dewayne White after... more »
  • Day 2 Mayor doesn't answer question

    February 7, 2013 10:14 PM

    Baton Rouge - For the second day Mayor Kip Holden still wont answer questions about the termination of Police Chief DeWayne White. News searched for Holden through the city, and even waiting at his home. Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle told News 2 she believes the politics need to be removed... more »
  • Former BR Police officer concerned about union, mayor relationship Play Video

    February 7, 2013 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former Baton Rouge Police Officer Richard Sobers retired after 25 years with the department. He says he can't remember a chief of police being terminated, unless it involved a new mayor taking office. Sobers says he heard from current police who are glad Mayor Kip Holden fired... more »
  • BRPD chief fired shortly after public appearance Play Video

    February 6, 2013 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police Chief Dewayne White was fired from his position as the city's top police officer Wednesday. White told News 2 he received a letter around noon from city Chief Administrative Officer William Daniel that there was a "substantial disagreement with the direction of the Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Kentwood Police Chief arrested in missing evidence investigation

    January 16, 2013 2:42 PM

    Tangipahoa Parish- The Chief of Police in Kentwood is in trouble with the law himself. Chief Gregory Newton turned himself in to LSP Detectives, following an investigation into missing evidence. The investigation started in December when State Police received a citizen complaint saying $2000 had been misappropriated by... more »
  • BRPD Chief to arm officers with rifles, expand BRAVE to 70802 Play Video

    January 16, 2013 2:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White announced progressive plans that will move his department forward this year. In a one-on-one interview, White said the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Project will expand to the 70802 zip code this year. Officers will also be outfitted with military surplus... more »
  • BRPD chief putting more officers on Patrol

    January 15, 2013 11:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chief Dewayne White announced plans to put dozens more Baton Rouge Police officers out patrolling the city's streets. White said he plans to swell the Patrol division's ranks by not transferring out veteran officers once new recruits join the force. He said in the past when... more »
  • Clinton mayor picks new chief of police

    January 10, 2013 7:26 AM

    CLINTON - Newly elected Clinton Mayor Lori Ann Bell has appointed Fred G. Dunn as the town's police chief replacing Police Chief Eddie Stewart. Stewart, who had served three years as police chief during the administration of defeated Mayor Don Reason, left Wednesday's meeting without comment after the Board... more »
  • Ex-Leesville police chief gets prison in gun probe

    October 16, 2012 4:33 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A former Leesville police chief has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for illegally possessing a firearm with an obliterated serial number. U.S. District Judge Richard Haik on Tuesday sentenced 51-year-old Bobby Hickman to 46 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Federal... more »
  • Bell given life for killing former chief's brother-in-law

    October 12, 2012 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge sentenced Leandre Bell, the man convicted of killing the brother-in-law of Baton Rouge's former police chief, to life in prison today. Bell, was convicted of two counts of murder and a host of other charges, including armed robbery. Leandre Bell was formally sentenced... more »
  • Chief: Officer shot at Sikh temple still critical

    August 6, 2012 10:45 AM

    OAK CREEK, Wis. - The police chief of a Wisconsin city where a gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple says the suspect shot the first officer on the scene eight to nine times with a handgun at close range. Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards says the suspect ambushed... more »
  • Springfield leaders plead "not guilty" to charges

    August 1, 2012 3:50 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The mayor and police chief of Springfield pleaded not guilty today in Livingston Parish to charges they conspired to lessen charges against a woman initially arrested for driving drunk. Mayor Charles Martin and Police Chief James Jones entered the plea at their arraignment today on charges of... more »
  • Lee announces candidacy for Walker chief

    July 31, 2012 9:38 PM

    WALKER- Marliam Lee announced he's running in an upcoming election to be the town's top police officer. Lee is currently serving out the remainder of Chief Hunter Grimes term. Grimes resigned recently. " I would like the opportunity to serve as Chief for the next four years," Lee... more »
  • Carencro chief seeks ruling on private duty

    July 23, 2012 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Carencro Police Chief Carlos Stout wants to know if he and other chiefs can be hired to do private security, just like off-duty police officers. The Louisiana Board of Ethics postponed a decision Friday, opting to continue its analysis until next month's meeting. Board staff... more »
  • Springfield mayor, police chief indicted

    July 12, 2012 2:28 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - A Livingston Parish grand jury has indicted the mayor and police chief of a Baton Rouge suburb on charges they conspired to hide a woman's 2011 drunken driving citation. Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell's office says Thursday's four-count indictment charges Mayor Charles Martin and Police Chief James... more »
  • Walker Police chief announces resignation

    May 31, 2012 4:43 PM

    WALKER - Hunter Grimes announced his resignation as Walker chief of police today. Grimes announced on his Facebook page he was taking a position with the Bureau of Investigations Unit with the Louisiana State Police. "It has been a great privilege to serve the people of Walker and... more »
  • Fred Smith reports to federal prison in Ark.

    April 16, 2012 3:06 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Former Port Allen Police Chief Fred Smith is now behind bars for his conviction on federal racketeering charges. Smith reported to a federal prison in eastern Arkansas this afternoon around 2 p.m., according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was sentenced to seven and... more »
  • Fla. police chief steps down temporarily

    March 22, 2012 3:09 PM

    SANFORD - The police chief at the center of a fatal neighborhood watch shooting says he is stepping down temporarily because he has become a distraction. Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee made the announcement at a news conference Thursday. Lee has been criticized after police did not arrest George... more »
  • Chief White discusses state of BRPD on 2une In

    November 10, 2011 9:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chief Dewayne White spoke to 2une In's Whitney Vann this morning about the changes he's made since taking over as Baton Rouge Police Chief. White spoke about the need for more officers to help with focused patrols in high-crime areas, and about how people can help... more »
  • Port Allen gets interim police chief

    November 3, 2011 11:19 AM

    PORT ALLEN - The Port Allen City Council has appointed 23-year police department veteran Sgt. Ken Bates as the city's interim police chief on a 4-0 vote. The Advocate reports the 50-year-old Bates will serve until a special election, tentatively scheduled for March 4, is held for voters to... more »
  • New Port Allen Police Chief to be named

    November 2, 2011 5:17 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Five candidates are on the "short list" for Interim Port Allen Police Chief, according to Interim Mayor R.J. Loupe. The list isn't official, just names some council members have thrown around. Loupe said all five candidates come from within the Port Allen Police Department. Former Port... more »
  • Damaging testimony in Smith trial

    October 24, 2011 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE-- Port Allen Police Chief Fred Smith's family prayed aloud during testimony from undercover FBI Operative William Myles. Myles used a stopwatch to illustrate to the jury during an audio recording that it took just one minute and 38 seconds after first meeting Smith for Smith to begin... more »
  • Trial resumes Monday for Port Allen police chief

    October 23, 2011 9:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Trial resumes Monday for Port Allen Police Chief Fred Smith, who was indicted after an FBI sting that paid officials in several Capitol-area cities to get public contracts for a fictional business to clean garbage cans. The trial before Chief U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson is... more »
  • Jury selected for Port Allen police chief trial

    October 20, 2011 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The 12 jurors and four alternates who will deliver a verdict in the former Port Allen Police Chief's trial have finally been selected Thursday afternoon after almost two days of debating. Fred Smith is accused of violating the Rico act, mail fraud, wire fraud and racketeering... more »
  • Southern selects new police chief

    October 14, 2011 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University has named retired police Capt. Ronald L. Stevens as the new chief of police on the Baton Rouge campus. Chancellor James L. Llorens publicly announced the selection today. He said he made the choice based on a recommendation of a campus search committee and interviews... more »
  • Sensitivity training, new discipline board for BRPD

    October 11, 2011 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police Chief Dwayne White says he has contacted the U.S. Department of Justice about conducting sensitivity training for his officers. It is the latest development concerning controversial remarks Chief White made on WJBO radio last week, claiming many members of his department have problems with race-related issues.... more »
  • Chief: Give my Wife a Ticket

    September 29, 2011 7:37 PM

    The police chief of Lodi, New Jersey told his officers no is above the law, including his wife. Chief Vincent Caruso told an officer to ticket his wife after she double parked while she dropped off their 5-year old son at school. Caruso says he didn't want her to get... more »
  • Springfield mayor reacts to arrest

    July 20, 2011 5:51 PM

    SPRINGFIELD- The Mayor and Police Chief of the town of Springfield were back at work Wednesday, less than 24 hours after they were arrested for allegedly trying to cover up the DWI arrest of a woman from Hammond. Mayor Charles Martin and Police Chief James Jones are accused of Malfeasance... more »
  • Port Allen police chief's trial delayed

    July 20, 2011 5:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Port Allen Police Chief Fred Smith's trial on federal charges of racketeering, wire fraud and mail fraud has been delayed. U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson postponed the trial until Oct. 18. The Tuesday postponement occurred after a prosecutor reported a family member is undergoing treatment for a... more »
  • Springfield mayor, police chief arrested

    July 19, 2011 6:54 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - Authorities arrested the chief of police and mayor of Springfield today as part of an investigation by the Inspector General's Office. Chief Jimmy Jones confirmed to News 2 he had been arrested, as had Mayor Charles Martin. According to the jail, Jones and Martin were booked... more »
  • Specific focus for new Baton Rouge Police

    July 15, 2011 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The new police chief in Baton Rouge hopes the latest additions to the city's law enforcement will help them make an impact on crime in the area. Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White says most of the 25 cadets going through the police academy right now... more »
  • Alexandria police chief resigns after 10 months

    June 11, 2011 2:33 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La.- Alexandria's police chief has resigned less than 10 months after moving from Baton Rouge. Mayor Jacques Roy would not say why Roger Tully was resigning as police chief in Alexandria. Tully was a 29-year veteran with the Baton Rouge Police Department. He became Alexandria's chief last... more »
  • Baton Rouge's next police chief sworn in

    May 31, 2011 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chief Judge Tony Marabella of the 19th JDC swore in Dewayne White as Baton Rouge's newest police chief in front of dozens of his colleagues, friends and family at the Metro Council chambers. White didn't answer any questions as he plans to meet with his officers... more »
  • Parish leaders react to BRPD chief choice

    May 27, 2011 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana State Police Maj. Donald Dewayne White will be sworn-in as the 27th Police Chief in Baton Rouge Tuesday. News 2 broke the story that White was the front-runner for the job on Thursday's 10 p.m. newscast. Mayor Kip Holden made the pick official at a Friday... more »
  • Donald Dewayne White announced as next BRPD chief

    May 27, 2011 10:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor-President Kip Holden announced today that he has chosen State Police Major Donald Dewayne White to be the city's next police chief. White, 51, is the commander of the emergency services unit at Louisiana State Police. He's been with the agency almost 20 years, but is... more »
  • Next BRPD chief to be named Friday

    May 26, 2011 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor-President Kip Holden will announce the next Baton Rouge Police Chief tomorrow morning, according to his office. Mayoral aide Scott Dyer said Holden would announce his choice at 10 a.m. from the Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. That person would replace Charles Mondrick,... more »
  • New BRPD chief won't be named today

    May 25, 2011 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kip Holden will not decide who the city's next police chief is today, according to the East Baton Rouge Mayor-President's office. Holden had said last week he would make his pick for the city's next top cop no later than Wednesday, but today mayoral aide Scott... more »
  • Mayor to pick police chief next week

    May 20, 2011 6:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden says he will name the city's next police chief no later than Wednesday, and he will be making the choice from the five candidates recommended by an advisory committee he assembled last month. The Advocate reports Holden interviewed the three local candidates on... more »
  • Finalists for BRPD chief selected by committee

    May 11, 2011 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The final five candidates for the position of Baton Rouge Police Chief were selected by Mayor-President Kip Holden's advisory committee today. The committee chose the five after two days of talking to the ten candidates they'd voted to move on to the face-to-face interviews. The list... more »
  • Search for B.R. police chief down to 11

    May 7, 2011 9:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A pool of candidates to become Baton Rouge's next police chief has been whittled down from 30 to 11. Mayor-President Kip Holden's advisory committee voted Friday to pare down the list. The committee will interview the 11 remaining candidates next week. It will then send its... more »
  • BRPD Chief candidates list narrowed to 11

    May 6, 2011 1:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of Mayor-President Kip Holden's selection committee whittled the list of possible candidates for Baton Rouge Police Chief down to 11 this morning. The committee took the top names from two rounds of votes during their meeting today. It's the second meeting for the group. ... more »
  • 30 candidates pass BRPD chief's exam

    April 21, 2011 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The list of candidates that got a passing grade on the Baton Rouge Police Chief's exam has been released. The names of the 30 candidates who passed were sent to BRPD and the Mayor's office for review. Mayor-President Kip Holden will ultimately decide who will be... more »
  • Asst. chief named Acting Zachary Police Chief

    March 22, 2011 7:02 PM

    ZACHARY - The Zachary Council unanimously made the town's assistant police chief their acting chief tonight. David Courtney was named Acting Zachary Police Chief during Tuesday's council meeting. He replaces Chief John Herty, who passed away on March 12. Courtney is a 28-year veteran of the department. He... more »
  • Funeral Arrangements set for Police Chief's son

    March 1, 2011 2:57 PM

    Port Allen- Funeral Arrangements have been set for the son of Port Allen Police Chief, Fred Smith, who died in a car crash over the weekend. Police say 18 year-old Trent Smith veered off Florida Street in Baton Rouge early Sunday morning, slamming into a gas pump at the... more »
  • Family and friends mourn crash victim

    February 28, 2011 6:03 PM

    PORT ALLEN - The mother of 18-year-old Trent Smith said she knew something was wrong when he didn't come home when he was supposed to Saturday night. Then, Tammy Bolden got a call no mother wants to hear: her son had died after losing control of his car and... more »
  • Port Allen Police Chief's son killed in crash

    February 27, 2011 5:21 PM

    Port Allen Police Chief Fred Smith confirmed to News 2 that his son, Trent Smith, died in a crash overnight in Baton Rouge. The crash happened early Sunday morning at a gas station in the 1300 block of Florida Street. Investigators say the car left the roadway, smashed into... more »
  • 11 Baton Rouge chief hopefuls ruled ineligible

    February 18, 2011 7:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Eleven of the 52 men and women who applied to take the Baton Rouge police chief civil service exam have been deemed ineligible to take the March 1 test. Bryan Taylor, chairman of the civil service board, says he reviewed the applications on Wednesday and found 11 applicants... more »
  • 6 more apply for Baton Rouge chief's exam

    February 15, 2011 6:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Six more people, three locals and three people from out of state, have applied to take the civil service exam for Baton Rouge chief of police. The Advocate reports the applicants submitted their paperwork to the Baton Rouge Fire and Police Civil Service Board between Thursday and... more »
  • Troopers scold police chief for pulling people over

    February 9, 2011 12:13 PM

    CROWLEY – Melissa Guerrero was driving in Acadia Parish the day after Thanksgiving when she saw blue lights in her back mirror and pulled over. But the vehicle with the lights, an unmarked white SUV, just kept going. So she followed it, calling 911 and telling dispatchers what she saw... more »
  • 5 more apply for Baton Rouge chief's position

    February 9, 2011 6:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Five more people have applied to take the civil service exam for Baton Rouge chief of police, bringing the number of applicants to 24. The Advocate reports two of the five people who submitted applications Tuesday to the Baton Rouge Fire and Police Municipal Civil Service Board... more »
  • SU police chief joins list for BR job

    February 8, 2011 6:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Three more people have applied to take the civil service exam for Baton Rouge chief of police, including Michael R. Morris, who was fired last year from his position as Southern University's police chief. Morris, Richard R. Arnett and Edward Roberts submitted applications to the Baton Rouge... more »
  • 3 more apply for BR chief's exam

    January 26, 2011 7:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Three more people have applied to take the civil service exam for the Baton Rouge chief of police position, bringing the total number of applicants to eight. The Advocate reports James Drickamer, Christopher Hagan Sr. and Michael F. Sager submitted applications to the Baton Rouge Fire and... more »
  • Deadline for BRPD Chief applications extended

    January 20, 2011 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Police and Fire Civil Service Board has extended an approaching deadline for Police Chief applicants by about two weeks. The original deadline, February 3rd, will be pushed back until February 15th to allow for more applicants to apply. So far, the board has received only... more »
  • Deadline extended to apply for BRPD Chief

    January 20, 2011 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Police and Fire Civil Service Board decided to extended an approaching deadline for Police Chief applicants by about two weeks. The original deadline, February 3rd, will be pushed back until February 15th to allow for more applicants to apply. So far, the board has received only... more »
  • What are Friends For?

    January 12, 2011 7:48 PM

    WINDERMERE - The police chief of Windermere, Florida was arrested and charged for shutting down an investigation into the sexual battery of a child to help his friend. Chief Daniel Saylor could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted. Saylor's friend, Scott Bush, was also arrested for... more »
  • New, old White Castle leadership sworn in

    December 29, 2010 10:12 PM

    WHITE CASTLE - The community of White Castle welcomed in a new era of leadership Wednesday night, when a new mayor, re-elected police chief and five aldermen were sworn in. The newly-elected take over under a cloud of criminal allegations among the old and re-elected. Police Chief Mario... more »

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