Chief Carl Dabadie, BRPD (2016)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2016-08-24
Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Dabadie, Carl | Baton Rouge Police Department | Law Enforcement | Floods, 2016 | Natural Disasters | Sterling, Alton, d. 2016 | Shooting of Baton Rouge police officers, 2016
- Dabadie, Carl Speaker
A speech by Carl Dabadie before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on August 24, 2016. Dabadie is the Chief of Police for the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD). He discusses: BRPD’s response to the historic flooding in Baton Rouge; the peaceful protests following the shooting death of Alton Sterling by two BRPD officers; the community’s support for law enforcement following the deaths of Officers Matthew Gerald and Montrell Jackson; the reduction in the violent crime rate; BRPD’s community programs; and their difficulty in recruiting new officers.