Report Recommendation 2.5

Pillar 2: Policy and Oversight

2.5 Report Recommendation: Publish public census data regarding the composition of department personnel, including race, gender, age, and other relevant demographic data.

BRPD Alignment

The BRPD is committed to transparency and achieving diversity in the Department that reflects the population of the Baton Rouge community.  

The BRPD supports the efforts of Open Data Baton Rouge to publish relevant data sets within the limits of privacy laws. Open Data Baton Rouge currently publishes workforce demographics by each city department, including the BRPD Government City Parish Employees

New BRPD class — majority Black, nearly half female — adds to historically White male department

After 39 years, Baton Rouge released from federal consent decree on racial, gender hiring disparities