Crimestoppers With Chief Murphy Paul 3-26-20


Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul joined today’s show to talk about what his department is doing during the Coronavirus outbreak and how they plan on enforcing the stay-at-home order issued by Governor John Bel Edwards.  Then, the chief breaks down crime in the area and how for the most part crime has been low during this time, but he has seen a spike in certain types of offenses and crimes.  Finally, Chief Paul explains how the shutdowns due to Covid-19 have negatively impacted the recruits that are going through the academy and when the police academy will be back up and running.  Hear the full interview here!

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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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