Broome Addresses Crime In State Of The City Address

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Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome says the city and the parish are experiencing a crime epidemic.

During her State of the City address on Wednesday, Broome says the city plans to spend nearly $2 million on new technology for the police, and to expand violence prevention programs.

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The East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office says there were 149 murders in the parish in 2021, making it the deadliest year on record.

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