Quote Of The Day, July 25, 2012

“The average perpetrator of a homicide in East Baton Rouge is between 17 and 28 years old black male, and the average victim of a homicide is the same thing,”

– East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux, at an event put on Tuesday by the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish. Gautreaux decried a culture devoid of positive reinforcement in Baton Rouge’s inner city area as the chief reason for the loss of the current generation of youth to crime.

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