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BRPD Chief Murphy Paul discusses American Rescue Fund with president, others

Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul met with President Biden and others in the Biden administration on Friday, May 13.
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 8:07 AM CDT|Updated: May. 13, 2022 at 5:38 PM CDT
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WASHINGTON (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul met with President Biden and others in the Biden administration on Friday, May 13.

Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul met with President Biden and others in the Biden administration on Friday, May 13.

The president invited leaders from states and cities across the nation. They discussed spending plans for federal coronavirus relief money, which was infused into local public safety programs.

East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome did not attend.

Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Courtney Scott attended in Broome’s place.

Scott is tasked with coordinating community-based public safety efforts for Mayor Broome, and will explain how federal money is being spent to increase community outreach.

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