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The Evolution of the Louisiana State Police (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



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


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


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