BRPD fires Officer Jacob Cowart of Narcotics Division

Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 6:12 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officer Jacob Cowart with the Baton Rouge Police Department has been fired from the force, according to officials.

Cowart was fired on Wednesday, July 21. He was terminated for multiple policy violations during a narcotics investigation, BRPD reported.

RELATED: Baton Rouge officer placed on leave in narcotics division misconduct probe

The officer was placed on administrative leave following the growing probe into the department’s narcotics division.

Cowart was a four-year veteran with the force and was recently assigned to the narcotics division.

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