NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The head of Louisiana’s state police says two law enforcement officers have been arrested in the recent shooting death of a 6-year-old boy and his father’s wounding earlier this week.
KALB – Marksville, Louisiana – Marksville police officers could soon be wearing body cameras while on patrol.
City leaders discussed the issue at a meeting Wednesday evening.
There are currently 16 patrol officers with the Marksville Police Department.
Chief Elster Smith says the cost of cameras for the department would be about $5,000.
The chief also says he likes the idea of his officers wearing the body cameras.
“It would cut down on the complaints against officers,” Chief Smith said. “It will protect the officers and the citizens of the city.”
January 12, 2015—Hello everybody and thank you for tuning in. It wasn’t too long ago that I made some comments about the case in Connecticut where the 17 year-old girl did not want to take chemotherapy for a lymphoma. The doctors were persistent and they took it to court. She actually ran away and they went out and captured her and brought her back. Her mother wants her to do what she wants. Her mother supports her in the decision not to take the chemo.