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  • Tax may fund Lafayette downtown patrols

    July 2, 2012 8:30 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The search for money to pay for enhanced police patrols in downtown Lafayette has sparked talk about a new tax for the area. City-Parish Councilman Brandon Shelvin, who represents downtown, tells The Advocate he is exploring a possible property tax or other type of assessment... more »
  • Bars Not Forced to Pay Police Tax, But Patrols Stay the Same

    January 17, 2012 11:26 PM

    Seven downtown bars appealed hefty liquor license suspensions at Tuesday night's Lafayette City-Parish council meeting. B.E.D., Bootleggers, Rabbit Hole, Karma, Guamas and Shakers are all facing one year suspensions and Nite Town facing a three day suspension, after the bars failed to pay a controversial security tax. But Tuesday... more »
  • Abbeville Using Two Wheels to Patrol Streets

    October 5, 2011 11:15 PM

    The City of Abbeville is cracking down on crime in a whole new way. They're now patrolling the streets on two wheels instead of four. Senior Patrolman William Proctor is one of Abbeville's top bicycle police officers. He said he was on-board with the idea from the start. ... more »
  • St. Landry Homecoming DWI Saturation Patrols

    September 23, 2010 3:26 PM

    Sheriff Bobby Guidroz stated that "According to the U. S. Department of transportation, 16-20 year olds have the highest risk of being killed in a traffic crash of any age group. We don't want any youth in St. Landry Parish to become part of this tragic statistic." "To help... more »
  • Wildlife and Fisheries Increased Patrols for Drugs and Alcohol

    June 22, 2010 6:12 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division (LDWF/LED) agents will take part in this weekend's Operation Dry Water, a nationally coordinated effort focusing on increased boating safety. From June 25 through 27, agents will be out in force patrolling state waterways for boat operators whose blood alcohol... more »

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