Retired WAFB anchor, Donna Britt, inducted into La. Justice Hall of Fame

Retired WAFB anchor, Donna Britt, inducted into La. Justice Hall of Fame

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Long-time WAFB anchor, Donna Britt, has been inducted into the 2019 Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.

The inductees were announced in June by Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Secretary James M. LeBlanc, Louisiana State Penitentiary Warden Darrel Vannoy, and the Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation.

The Justice Hall of Fame was established in 2004 to honor those who have served in law enforcement, criminal justice, and civil service areas.
The Justice Hall of Fame was established in 2004 to honor those who have served in law enforcement, criminal justice, and civil service areas. (Source: WAFB)

2019 INDUCTEES

  • Honorable Jerry L. Bell, retired police chief, DeQuincy, Calcasieu Parish
  • Honorable Donna Britt, retired WAFB news anchor, East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Honorable Gregory C. “Greg” Champagne, sheriff, St. Charles Parish
  • Honorable Paul D. Connick Jr., district attorney, Jefferson Parish
  • Honorable Michael A. Couvillon, sheriff, Vermilion Parish
  • Honorable Jay Dardenne, commissioner of administration, East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Honorable Ernestine S. Gray, juvenile court judge, Orleans Parish
  • Honorable Haywood B. Joiner Jr., chair, Department of Allied Health, LSU Alexandria, Rapides Parish
  • Honorable Patrick M. LaSalle, retired police chief, Patterson, St. Mary Parish
  • Honorable Ross Maggio Jr., retired warden, Louisiana State Penitentiary, East Feliciana Parish

In addition to the new inductees, the re-entry honoree of the year is Honorable Ronnie M. Moore, coordinator of Cornerstone Builders, Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of New Orleans, Orleans Parish.

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