Chief Murphy Paul On Department Vacancies

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Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul joined us in studio today to talk about a variety of topics.

Chief Paul starts the discussion by detailing the amount of vacancies his department currently has.  The chief says that BRPD is very short handed, with 74 total vacancies within the department.  Chief Paul says that the recent recruitment events have helped though because they have a large number of officers that will graduate from the Baton Rouge Police Academy next Monday.

Murphy Paul also addressed an anonymous complaint that has been going around about an alleged verbal altercation that occurred at the vigil that was recently held in honor of Sadie Roberts-Joseph.

Hear the full interview here!

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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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