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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.

Baton Rouge First Responders Lose Everything in Flood, Keep Working

September 6, 2016
Hundreds of Baton Rouge, LA, first responders worked long hours during the days and weeks after the floodwaters began to rise around capital region three weeks ago, even as their own homes sank under the deluge and their families sought shelter.

Thousands Attend Funeral for Slain Baton Rouge Officer

July 22, 2016
Thousands of people, including officers from agencies nationwide, attended the funeral service for Officer Matthew Gerald, 41, of the Baton Rouge Police Department, at Healing Place Church on Friday. It started around 11 a.m. and ended just before 1 p.m.

Video: Company Donates Custom Caskets to Families of the 3 Slain Baton Rouge Officers

July 22, 2016
A Texas company is donating custom caskets for three officers who were killed in Baton Rouge by a man targeting police.

Stress, Trauma, and Grief Weighing On Baton Rouge Officers

July 21, 2016
The Sterling protests put the entire department on extended hours. The 3rd district’s six shifts were compressed into four. Two shifts manned the protests. The other two stayed on patrol, facing 12-hour days that ended up being 18- to 19-hour ones.

Baton Rouge Police Killer was Sovereign Citizen

July 19, 2016
Court documents in Kansas City show Long, who changed his name to Cosmo Ausar Setepenra, claimed his nationality as United Washitaw de Dugdahmoundyah Mu'ur. The Washitaw, sometimes spelled Washitah, believe their ancestors were original inhabitants of the New World, who they say were black Africans.

Video: The Stories of the 3 Officers Killed in Baton Rouge Ambush Attack

July 18, 2016
Sunday morning, three police officers were killed in an ambush attack in Baton Rouge, LA. Two Baton Rouge Police Department officers have been identified as Montrell Jackson, 32, and Matthew Gerald, 41. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy has been identified as Brad Garafola, 45.
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