More often than not, victims of violent crimes don't know whom to turn to for help. "Families sometimes feel alone, and they're scared." Director of East Baton Rouge Victim Services Kristen Raby said.
Beulah Bowman sat in front of Tiffany Life's kindergarten class at Progress Elementary School on Friday morning with a stack of books in her lap. The kids were quick to respond when Bowman, a corporal with the Baton Rouge Police Department, asked them what police officers do. "They take bad people to jail!"
Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome said Wednesday she is "completely committed" to the future success of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination program after her office asked for more time to understand a request to give BRAVE more money.
The Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination project, or BRAVE, is being well received and considered positive in Baton Rouge, according to a recent survey. "All of us on the LSU BRAVE Research Team are so pleased with the findings from...