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July 19, 2022

Gov. John Bel Edwards Press Conferences



Genre: News conference

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-07-19

Duration: 00:41:49

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Juvenile justice, Administration of


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Sommers, Bill Speaker
  • LeBlanc, James Speaker


This press conference from July 19, 2022, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state’s plan for dealing with the Bridge City Center for Youth in Jefferson Parish following the recent escape of six juveniles. It also includes comments by Bill Sommers, the deputy secretary of the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice, and Secretary James LeBlanc of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections.