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Report Ranks Best and Worst States to be a Police Officer

A new report has ranked the best and worst states to be a police officer based on a variety of factors—such as median salary, benefits packages, quality of life, opportunity for advancement, and levels of criminal activity to which officers must respond.

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3 Louisiana Motor Officers Injured in Presidential Motorcade Crash

Two Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies and a Sulphur Police Department officer were traveling by motorcycle as part of the escort when the crash happened.

Officer Injured in Alton Sterling Protest Can Sue Organizer

An officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department who was injured during a protest over the fatal officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016 may pursue a negligence claim in court against the protest organizer, a federal appeals court ruled.

Video: Louisiana Officer Saves Woman from Flooded Car

An officer with the Bastrop (LA) Police Department came upon a vehicle overtaken with flood waters with a woman trapped inside over the weekend and immediately took life-saving action.

New Orleans Officer Shot in Leg Responding to Suspicious Person Call

An officer with the New Orleans Police Department was shot in the leg while responding to a call of a suspicious person at a Mid-City gas station, according to the NOPD.

Louisiana Officers "Mend Fences" With Community Both Literally and Figuratively

Officers with the Baton Rouge (LA) Police Department were joined by members of the community in an effort to rebuild the fence surrounding the fourth district precinct.

Louisiana Deputy Shot During Drug Bust

A deputy with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office shot during an undercover drug bust Wednesday night is now in stable condition.

Louisiana Motor Officer Struck by Vehicle while Escorting Funeral Procession

The Baton Rouge officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident.

No Charges for Louisiana State Trooper in Fatal Shooting of Man Fleeing Stop

A Louisiana State Police trooper will not face criminal charges after a September incident that started as a traffic stop and ended when the trooper fired into the fleeing vehicle, fatally shooting its driver.

5 Bystanders Shot in New Orleans PD Gunfight with Armed Robbery Suspect

When officers in New Orleans exchanged gunfire with an armed robbery suspect on Sunday night, at least five people waiting at a bus stop were caught in the crossfire.