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BRPD policy recommendations focus of special meeting

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Potential police policy recommendations will be discussed at a meeting Tuesday night among Metro Council members.

The meeting is set to begin at 6 p.m. and will be held on the 8th floor of City Hall.

The discussion regarding changes to policy at the Baton Rouge Police Department began in 2016. A  handful of meetings have occurred and a variety of issues have been addressed.

The relationship between police and the community has been a prime topic of past meetings, as well as residency requirements.

In February 2017, Mayor-President Sharron Weston Broome announced five policy changes to the department that were established based on an advisory council recommendation.

RELATED: Mayor Broome reveals changes to BRPD use of force policies

Details regarding the specific issues that will be discussed at tonight’s meeting have not been provided.

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