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The Evolution of the Louisiana State Police

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-10-01

Duration: 00:06:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Office of State Police | Law Enforcement | Crime laboratories

Contributors:

  • Ekings, Robyn Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Garrison, Bo Interviewee

Description

This segment from the October 1, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the evolution of the Louisiana State Police. This report touches on the State Police’s role in backing up local law enforcement agencies and its increasing specialization in several areas, including a tactical unit, narcotics enforcement and hazardous waste control. This report includes footage of the new State Police Crime Lab in Baton Rouge. Host: Robyn Ekings