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Violent Crime in Baton Rouge (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-12-17

Duration: 00:04:18

Subjects: Violent crimes | Homicide | Crime


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Paul, Murphy Speaker
  • Moore, Hillar, III Interviewee


This segment from the December 17, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the increase in violent crime in Baton Rouge and around the state. She reports that there have been 141 homicides in Baton Rouge in 2021. Her report includes highlights of a press conference with Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul. She also interviews East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III.