Office of the Mayor-President

For release: IMMEDIATELY

Release Date: 11/29/2017

Final Interviews for BRPD Police Chief to be Held on Thursday

The Police Chief Review Selection Committee tasked by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome to choose five finalists for the new chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department will meet on Thursday for the last round of interviews. Since the release of 11 candidates’ names who passed the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service exam for chief, there have been four withdrawals.

The committee on Thursday will publicly interview Murphy J. Paul, Jeremy A. Kent and Robert McGarner. All candidates, including those interviewed on Nov. 16 — Myron K. Daniels, Sharon W. Douglas, Darryl W. Honore’ and Ronald W. Stevens — will be allowed to present a closing statement to the committee at the last public meeting on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. This last meeting will also allow public comment. After the committee has chosen five finalists to present to Mayor-President Broome, she will interview those candidates and make the hiring decision.

BRPD chief interviews

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

Metro Council Chambers
City Hall, 3rd Floor
222 St. Louis Street
Baton Rouge, LA

For media inquiries, contact Janene Tate, communications director, at or 225-389-7957.

Attachment: Police Review Committee Agenda 11-30-17

Police Review Committee Agenda 11-30-17