BRPD prepares for potential weekend protests
Posted on 5/4/2017 12:12:00 PM.

Baton Rouge Police don’t expect any protests this weekend following the Department of Justice’s decision in the Alton Sterling case, but they’re prepared for anything. Cpl. L’Jean McKneely says they wanted to make sure they weren’t last minute in responding to any potential incidents. So BRPD made some adjustments in their work schedule.

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EBR DA not anticipating results of Alton Sterling case any time soon
Posted on 2/8/2017 11:36:00 AM.

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore addressed the thought on many people’s mind: when will the results of the federal investigation into the officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling be made public? Moore says since his office recused itself early on in the case, he can’t be exactly sure but,

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ACLU sues law enforcement for violating protesters' rights
Posted on 7/13/2016 4:45:00 PM.

The American Civil Liberties Union and other local groups are suing the Baton Rouge Police Department, claiming they violated individuals’ first amendment rights while protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling. ACLU of Louisiana Executive Director Marjorie Esman says police showed up to a peaceful protest in riot gear and started wrongfully arresting people.

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Law enforcement prepare for protests to continue in Baton Rouge
Posted on 7/11/2016 10:48:00 AM.

More protests are expected today in Baton Rouge as people from Louisiana and other states call for justice in the police shooting of Alton Sterling. State Police Major Doug Cain says police will be there to help protestors exercise their first amendment right, so long as it’s lawful and peaceful.

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