The 12 candidates vying to become the next police chief in Baton Rouge all have ties to Louisiana.
No effort was made for a nationwide search, the mayor deciding the application process in her city was too complex. Half of the people who want to run the department are current or formers members of the BRPD.
Applicants are: Shawn Lee Caldwell, Lake Charles Police; Myron K. Daniels, Baton Rouge Police; Sharon Williams Douglas, Baton Rouge Police; Riley Harbor, III, Baton Rouge Police; Richard W. Harrell, Lake Charles Police; Darryl W. Honore, Baton Rouge Police; Jeremy A. Kent, Monroe Police and ULM Police; Mark A. Kraus, Lake Charles Police; Robert McGarner, Jr., Baton Rouge Police; Murphy J. Paul, Jr., State Police; Ronald W. Stevens, LA. Dept. of Justice and Baton Rouge Police; and Samuel L. Wyatt, LSU Police.
CLICK HERE for a more thorough breakdown of the applicants, including education and other police positions held.
A board review of the applicants is set for September 14th.
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