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Hillar Moore III, EBR District Attorney (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-07-17

Duration: 00:38:05

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Moore, Hillar C., III | Shooting of Baton Rouge police officers, 2016 | Crime | Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Project | Family violence | Mental Health


  • Moore, Hillar Speaker


A speech by Hillar Moore III before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 17, 2017. Moore is the district attorney in East Baton Rouge Parish. He discusses: his office’s report on the July 17, 2016, police ambush that killed three officers and injured three others; the increase in the 2017 homicide rate; the status of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Program (BRAVE); domestic violence; a pilot program to provide treatment for misdemeanor offenders with mental health issues; the high number of heroin overdose deaths; and the work of his office’s crime strategy unit. He also answers questions from the audience.