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Law enforcement agencies meet to discuss safety in wake of protest shootings

7 years 10 months 1 week ago Friday, July 08 2016 Jul 8, 2016 July 08, 2016 10:40 AM July 08, 2016 in Crime
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness was the site of a Friday morning meeting between law enforcement agencies in the Baton Rouge area to discuss safety ahead of Thursday night's deadly shootings during a Dallas protest.

Louisiana State Police, Baton Rouge Police and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office met just before 11 a.m. to discuss security measures. Representatives from the FBI, National Guard and others were also on hand.

Earlier in the morning, LSP's Col. Mike Edmonson and Gov. John Bel Edward had a telephone conversation with the Mayor of Dallas.

were on hand as officials urge peace, calm and unity in this trying time for the state and nation.

News 2's Mark Armstrong will be at the event and updates will be posted here as the story develops.

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