Together BR says more drug arrests are being made in high crime areas. They also say these arrests are disproportionate.


Is it a bad thing if more simple possession arrests are made it the highest crime zip codes?  Is it non-purposeful discrimination?  Together BR, circulated an analytic report last week, and some people are scratching their heads.  Broderick Bagert of Together BR answered some questions about the report, and any conclusions on AM Baton Rouge.

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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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