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Trooper Baker to be honored today at private memorial service

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Posted at 10:28 AM, May 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 11:28:20-04

Louisiana State Police Trooper George Baker will be laid to rest today, following a private memorial service for his family, Louisiana State Police Troopers, and uniformed law enforcement colleagues.

The service will take place at 10:30 am at the University Center on the Southeastern Louisiana University's campus in Hammond, LA.

For those unable to attend services inside of the SLU University Center, Louisiana State Police will provide a link to a livestreamed feed of the memorial service and is inviting law enforcement agencies to participate in the procession from the Southeastern University Center to the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Albany, LA.

See the LIVE STREAM below:

Gov. Edwards will attend the memorial service and make remarks honoring Trooper Baker.

The public can demonstrate their support for Trooper Baker and his family by lining the procession route utilizing the attached route map. Procession start time is tentatively set for 12:15 pm with updates being provided on the LSP social media accounts.

Public route for Trooper Baker's memorial

For information on providing assistance to the Baker family during this tragic time, please visit and direct donations to the Louisiana Troopers Charities - Trooper Baker.

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