9News Early Edition from Matt Williams: April 11, 2012 - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Bill proposes change in the way police are promoted

 


From the desk of Matt Williams: Coming up this morning

How do promotions work where you work? Are they awarded based on merit, seniority or something else? For many police and firefighters, it's seniority but that may change. How do you feel? What is the right way to get promoted? Is there a "right" way for all situations? With public education getting a lot of attention lately, will the new truancy center set to open in August in BR work as hoped? Do you feel that's one of the fixes the city needs? Check out our DOTD Traffic Watch cameras before hitting the road today to make sure there aren't any delays on your route. If you do run into any unusual traffic issues while on the roads, you can always see traffic on our WAFB app. Join us for 9NTM & The Early Edition beginning at 4:30 a.m.

 


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LOCAL HEADLINES

Police promotions: seniority or merit-based?

Infant was alive when left in the ditch; mother arrested

Prison sale proposal passes out of committee

Sexual predator targets high school football players

Fundraiser held for Sylviane Lozada scholarship

Truancy center set to open in August

Shootout suspect returns to Baton Rouge

AG's Office issues opinion on Livingston Parish president checks

Ascension Parish Schools plan for future growth

Missing elderly man found safe

5 face charges in "kick-in" burglaries investigation

Two arrested for cruelty to juveniles

 

 

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