Apr 9, 2013 9:48 AM by AP
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Five more people have applied to take the civil service exam to become Baton Rouge's next police chief.
The deadline is Tuesday afternoon.
The Advocate reports the new candidates - all veteran Baton Rouge police officers - brought to nine the total number of applicants seeking to succeed ousted Police Chief Dewayne White.
The Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board will approve applications at its April 18 meeting. The two-part test will be given on May 22.