East Baton Rouge leaders meet to discuss community policing policy

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Friday, East Baton Rouge leaders got together to discuss community policing in the community.

"It was a lot of passion, a lot of dialogue, but great conversation on moving us forward. It wasn't just another opportunity for people to just come and talk, but it was a meeting with a purpose," said Tara Wicker, East Baton Rouge metro council member.

Wicker says leaders discussed creating a community policing ambassador program. One of the goals would be to identify areas for residents to interact with police. Leaders are expected to meet again next week.

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