Louisiana State Police aware of potential upcoming protests at State Capitol

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Louisiana State Police is aware of potential planned protests that might occur at the Louisiana State Capitol, LSP announced in a press release.

Lt. Nick Manale of LSP’s Public Affairs Division offered the following statement via email on Monday afternoon:

Louisiana State Police is aware of the planned protests at the State Capitol and is working closely with our federal, state, and local law enforcement partners to coordinate security protocols.  As with previous protest events across the state, the Louisiana State Analytical & Fusion Exchange continually monitors potential security concerns and will be providing pertinent information to our public safety personnel to ensure safety for protesters, Capitol grounds and staff, and the surrounding community.

In coordination with Capitol staff and the Department of Public Safety Police, LSP will have personnel in place to ensure a safe environment and to protect the rights of our citizens to hold a peaceful gathering.

We will not be able to provide specific information regarding protest security measures and cannot comment on the security protocols concerning the Governor’s Mansion and Louisiana State Capitol.

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