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Some Baton Rouge Officers Angry at Firing of Comrade who Shot Alton Sterling

April 4, 2018
Chief Paul said he took full responsibility for the flack he’s gotten for his decision. He said he did a poor job at the March 30 press conference explaining his reasons for taking the actions he did against Salamoni and Lake.

Baton Rouge Chief Fires Officer who Shot Alton Sterling

March 30, 2018
Officer Blane Salamoni has been terminated effective today, and Howie Lake II has been suspended for three days, Paul said at a Friday evening press conference.

Baton Rouge Mayor, Police Chief Announce Internal Investigation of Sterling Shooting

March 27, 2018
"The people of this parish have been civil in their reaction to a long and frustrating process from federal and state authorities and now of course citizens of this parish have every right to peacefully and publicly protest," the mayor said. "Calmly and legally exercising first amendment rights is always acceptable in this parish but acts of violence and lawlessness are not."

Video: Baton Rouge Officers Cleared by AG in Shooting of Alton Sterling

March 27, 2018
“Both officers reported that when they were on the ground, they saw Sterling’s right hand in his pocket, with his hand on a gun,” the Justice Department reported in announcing it would not prosecute them. “Officer Salamoni reported that he saw the gun coming out and attempted to grab it, but Sterling jerked away and attempted to grab the gun again. Officer Salamoni then saw “silver” and knew that he had seen a gun, so he began firing.”

Baton Rouge Officers Cleared by AG in Shooting of Alton Sterling

March 27, 2018
“Both officers reported that when they were on the ground, they saw Sterling’s right hand in his pocket, with his hand on a gun,” the Justice Department reported in announcing it would not prosecute them. “Officer Salamoni reported that he saw the gun coming out and attempted to grab it, but Sterling jerked away and attempted to grab the gun again. Officer Salamoni then saw “silver” and knew that he had seen a gun, so he began firing.” More Here.

Louisiana Officer Wounded When Bullets Shot Into His Cruiser

February 13, 2018
A Baton Rouge, LA, police officer was injured late Sunday night when a suspect fired several rounds into a marked police unit, said Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.

Judge Rules Injured Officer Cannot Sue Black Lives Matter

September 29, 2017
Black Lives Matter is a social movement and therefore can't be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

Baton Rouge Officer Sues Black Lives Matter Claiming "Incitement" of Deadly Ambush Attack Last Year

July 10, 2017
A federal lawsuit accuses Black Lives Matter and five of the movement's leaders of inciting violence that led to a gunman's deadly ambush of police officers in Baton Rouge last summer.

Video: Protestors Clashed with Officers Outside Baton Rouge Police Station

July 6, 2017
Police say the seven members of the New Black Panther Party refused to leave and "attempted to storm the police barricade." One officer was injured.

Protestors Clashed with Officers Outside Baton Rouge Police Station

July 6, 2017
Police say the seven members of the New Black Panther Party refused to leave and "attempted to storm the police barricade," which caused officers to attempt to take them into custody for the disturbance. More Here.

Baton Rouge Cop Killer Searched for Officers’ Home Addresses Before Ambush

July 3, 2017
The gunman who set an ambush last summer for police in Baton Rouge, La., had written about killing officers and had searched for officers’ home addresses before the attack, according to a new report released Friday by the local prosecutor.

Baton Rouge Mayor Supports Family of Alton Sterling in Call for Officer's Firing

May 26, 2017
Attorneys for Alton Sterling's children sent a letter Wednesday to Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie demanding that the two officers involved in Sterling's fatal shooting last July be fired. Hours later, Broome joined the family in the call for discipline, agreeing that one of the officers, Blane Salamoni, be terminated.

Louisiana Attorney General Orders Investigation of Alton Sterling Shooting

May 4, 2017
Louisiana's attorney general said Wednesday the state will launch its own investigation into the shooting death of Alton Sterling by Baton Rouge Police last year.

Officers in Alton Sterling Shooting Will Not Face Federal Charges, Report Says

May 2, 2017
The Justice Department has decided not to bring charges against the officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling, whose videotaped shooting by police in Baton Rouge last summer prompted unrest across the city, and is planning to reveal in the next 24 hours that it has closed the probe, sources tell the Washington Post.

Attorneys for BLM Activist Try to Get Officer’s Lawsuit Dismissed

March 28, 2017
An attorney for Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson urged a federal judge Monday to dismiss a lawsuit by an unnamed Baton Rouge police officer who claims he was injured during a protest four days after the deadly police shooting of Alton Sterling in the city.

Louisiana Woman Jumps on Attacker to Rescue Officer

February 20, 2017
Vickie Williams-Tillman was on her way to the store Sunday morning when she noticed a Baton Rouge police officer struggling with a man on the side of the road.

New Baton Rouge Force Policy Requires De-Escalation, Verbal Warnings

February 6, 2017
While BRPD Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. said the department already trains officers in the practices announced by the administration, he agreed that writing them into policy was necessary to ensure that officers who do not follow them can be punished.

Baton Rouge Officer Sues Black Lives Matter Over Injuries Suffered in July Riot

November 8, 2016
A Baton Rouge Police officer who was seriously injured during a July 9 protest over the shooting of Alton Sterling has filed a lawsuit against the national Black Lives Matter movement and co-founder of the organization DeRay McKesson.

Video: Widow of Fallen Baton Rouge Officer Says She's Pregnant with His Baby

September 7, 2016
Gerald said she immediately went and told her family, her in-laws, her fellow officer wives Trenisha Jackson and Tonja Garafola as well as Officer Gerald's squad. She admitted she's very excited yet very scared, especially since she said her husband was a very hands-on dad.

Widow of Fallen Baton Rouge Officer Says She's Pregnant with His Baby

September 7, 2016
Gerald said she immediately went and told her family, her in-laws, her fellow officer wives Trenisha Jackson and Tonja Garafola as well as Officer Gerald's squad. She admitted she's very excited yet very scared, especially since she said her husband was a very hands-on dad. More Here.
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