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Baton Rouge Switches to Tahoe Patrol Vehicles

Police Chief Murphy Paul stated he made the decision after “meeting with local and national partners and subject matter experts in the areas of engines and oils.”

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Furloughs for New Orleans Officers End, But Layoffs Could Follow

New Orleans ended furloughs for public safety workers on Monday, tapping into a line of credit to exempt police, firefighters and others from a citywide policy aimed at stemming the fiscal crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Part-Time Louisiana Officer Dies from Gunshot Wounds Suffered Last Month

Officer Marshall Waters, 49, was shot shortly after 1 p.m. Oct. 17 during a traffic stop in Richland Parish.

Wounded New Orleans Officer Recovering, Suspect in Custody

Officer Trevor Abney was shot in the face in broad daylight in the French Quarter Friday and is still recovering in the hospital.

Supreme Court Blocks Injured Officer's Lawsuit Against Leader of BLM Protest

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday set aside an appeals court ruling that opened the door for an officer from the Baton Rouge Police Department to sue a Black Lives Matter activist over injuries he suffered in a 2016 protest.

Louisiana Officer Unhurt Despite Coming Under Fire in Drive-By Shooting

An officer with the Gonzales (LA) Police Department reportedly was unharmed despite coming under gunfire in a drive-by shooting incident on Sunday evening.

Shaquille O'Neal Becomes Special Reserve at Louisiana Sheriff's Office

The 7-foot-1-inch former center has gone through multiple law enforcement training programs and held similar roles in or around his former NBA cities including Los Angeles, Boston and Miami.

Louisiana Officer Shot, Wounded During Traffic Stop

Officer Marshall Waters with the Mangham Police Department was transported to a nearby hospital where he is now listed in critical but stable condition.

Ambushed Louisiana Officer Released From Hospital and Recovering

An officer with the Pineville (LA) Police Department who was ambushed and shot over the weekend has now been released from the hospital and is said to be recovering at home.

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8 Louisiana Officers Indicted on Charges of Excessive Use of Force

Eight officers with the Shreveport (LA) Police Department are now accused of using excessive force against two men a prosecutor said had "raised their hands ... in an apparent attempt to surrender without resistance" following a police pursuit.