It was announced today that the City of Baton Rouge will soon host community discussions and reviews of police policy, WAFB reports. The event will also be a way to provide recommendations for a community action plan.
The discussions will be held on Nov. 1 and Nov. 3 at the Raising Cane’s River Center exhibition hall (meeting room 9) from 6-8 p.m.
“This is an opportunity to enhance community relations and develop more resources as we strive to continue to improve community policing,” said Mayor Kip Holden, according to WAFB. “We welcome the public’s input on these very important topics.
The discussions will include topics such as body camera, police accountability, community policing and police civil service rules. They will be moderated by Synthia Taylor, regional director for the Department of Justice Community Relations Service – Southwest Region, according to WAFB.