City Parish, DoJ host community conversations on policing
The City of Baton Rouge Parish of East Baton will host community conversations to discuss and review police policy on Nov. 1 and Nov. 3 at 6pm in the Raisin Cane’s River Center, Exhibition Hall, meeting room 9.Â
Organizers said the public will provide recommendations for a community action plan. Discussions will be led and facilitated by Synthia Taylor, regional director for the Department of Justice Community Relations Service â€“Southwest Region.
â€śThis is an opportunity to enhance community relations and develop more resources as we strive to continue to improve community policing,â€ť said Mayor Kip Holden. â€śWe welcome the publicâ€™s input on these very important topics.â€ť
Topics include community policing, police accountability, body cameras, police civil service rules as well as training, recruitment, retention, residency requirements, and pay incentives.
For more information, call (225) 389-3100. Register at https://ebrcommunityconversation.eventbrite.com.