crime http://wrkf.org en Crime Still A Major Concern For EBR Parish Residents http://wrkf.org/post/crime-still-major-concern-ebr-parish-residents <p>A widespread fear of crime remains among the residents of East Baton Rouge Parish. That’s according to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s latest <a href="http://www.braf.org/assets/docs/CityStats/2013%20CityStats.pdf">City Stats report</a> released Monday.</p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:32:14 +0000 Ashley Westerman 11789 at http://wrkf.org MONDAY: The NAACP's Musheer Robinson, Roger Wilson on Film Tax Incentives http://wrkf.org/post/monday-naacps-musheer-robinson-roger-wilson-film-tax-incentives <p>Jim talks with Musheer Robinson, of the local NAACP, speaks in an <em>UNOFFICIAL</em> capacity about crime and poverty and political priorities.</p><p>Film producer Roger Wilson discusses the state's film &amp; TV tax incentives and how they help Louisiana's economy.</p><p>Dr. Steven Beck, Director of the LSU School of Music, talks about the annual Concert Spectacular, this Friday night.</p><p> Sun, 27 Jan 2013 17:03:21 +0000 Jim Engster 5332 at http://wrkf.org BR Neighborhoods Consider Fees for Crime Prevention http://wrkf.org/post/br-neighborhoods-consider-fees-crime-prevention <p>Residents of Melrose East and Mayfair will decide Saturday whether to charge themselves extra parcel fees to pay for more security in their neighborhoods.</p><p>WRKF’s Ashley Westerman visited one of the neighborhoods in Baton Rouge that already has a crime prevention district to see what impact it’s had.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 19:52:51 +0000 Ashley Westerman 3202 at http://wrkf.org BR Neighborhoods Consider Fees for Crime Prevention Sociologist Says Fear of Crime Out Of Proportion http://wrkf.org/post/sociologist-says-fear-crime-out-proportion <p><span class="BodyCopy">The most recent CityStats survey released by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation said that residents are more scared and more concerned that crime will become worse, despite overall crime in the city declining.</span></p><p class="BodyCopy">To find out why that is, WRKF's Ashley Westerman spoke with LSU Professor of Sociology Edward Shihadeh about the study.</p><p class="BodyCopy">And he said the fear of crime is typically out of proportion with actual crime stats.</p><p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 2269 at http://wrkf.org Sociologist Says Fear of Crime Out Of Proportion