Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch will travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016 and Friday, July 29. On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden, Attorney General Lynch and Governor John Bel Edwards will deliver remarks at a vigil ceremony honoring the three fallen law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty on Sunday, July 17.
On Friday, Attorney General Lynch will participate in a community roundtable convened by the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Services (CRS) and hold a meeting with law enforcement first responders. Later, the Attorney General will hold a media availability with U.S. Attorney J. Walter Green of the Middle District of Louisiana to discuss her visit to Baton Rouge. Additional details about the CRS community roundtable and the meeting with law enforcement first responders will be provided in the coming days.
Attorney General Lynch will be joined in Baton Rouge by head of the Civil Rights Division Vanita Gupta, Director Ron Davis of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), and Director Paul Monteiro of the Community Relations Service (CRS).