Sgt. Jason Brook and Sgt. Kim Brook, who were both hired by the department in September 1993, were placed on paid administrative leave by Chief Shaw pending an administrative investigation into the alleged policy violations..
The third Pop-Up Project, scheduled for Nov. 3-7, will be perfect for people who like to eat. During the week, the Pop-Up court will be unveiled at the corner of Common and Crockett streets. The court will feature several food trucks as well as food vendors of other sorts, outdoor seating, music and more.
Mayor Cedric Glover extended an invitation to all area citizens who are at least 100 years old to join him for lunch and a special ceremony in their honor on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Independence Stadium skybox..
“The city of Shreveport and the Northwest Louisiana Civil rights Coalition have envisioned for some time a civil rights and cultural museum and civil rights institute dedicated to the rich history of African-Americans and the African-American experience during the Civil Rights Movement here in Shreveport and Northwest Louisiana,” Glover said.
Mayor Cedric Glover Wednesday submitted a balanced $481.2 million operating budget for 2015, an increase of 3.2 percent over the 2014 budget with much of the increase primarily due to increased contributions in employee health insurance and retirement benefits.
At a ceremony Tuesday at the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Office in Baton Rouge, two new firearm safety trailers were unveiled. The trailers will be used as part of the Louisiana Law Enforcement Gun Safety Program to teach firearm safety to children at area schools.
With help from Hoogland’s Nursery, members of Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR) created the 10x22-foot grassy space graced with potted plants outside of 616 Texas St., the site of the second Pop-Up Project, which kicked off Monday for a two-week run.
The City Council this week adopted changes to the system following several months of strategic discussions by the Board of Directors of the Employee Retirement System. During those months, the board presented several proposals at employee meetings and received valuable feedback on ways to revamp the system.