Louisiana State Police Superintendent Offers Reforms Following Robert Greene’s Death; Congressman Troy Carter Not Satisfied

September 11, 2021

In a recent news conference, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Lamar A. Davis, a Black man himself, discussed police reforms, directly addressing Ronald Greene’s death and Lieutenant John Clary, one of the officers on the scene of Greene’s death. Besides the death of Greene, two more incidents bear notice. In May, 2019, Aaron Larry Bowman […]

Louisiana State Police Failed to Reprimand Trooper for Using Racial Slur, Agency’s Troubling Record on Race Goes Back Decades

September 6, 2020

On September 3, WBRZ reported that Louisiana State Trooper August McKay referred to a black colleague as a “fucking n—er” in 2017.  The Louisiana State Police investigated the incident and wrote a letter of reprimand that WBRZ called a “slap on the wrist.” However, even that minuscule punishment never reached McKay’s desk.  Instead, a federal […]

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