Over A Dozen Arrests Made In Capital Area By Domestic Violence Task Force

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More than a dozen people are now behind bars as part of an effort to crack down on domestic violence in the capital area.

The Baton Rouge Police Department announced Tuesday that 18 people were arrested as part of the "stop the loss" initiative to capture domestic violence suspects still on the streets.

According to District Attorney Hillar Moore, the initiative is meant to form a community-coordinated response to provide safety and offer services to victims of domestic violence.

Officials say they are still actively seeking five more suspect in the area for domestic violence-related crimes. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.

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