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Violent Crime Concerns (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-10-11

Duration: 00:08:42

Subjects: Violent crimes | Crime | Problem youth | Juvenile justice, Administration of


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Purvis, Bunny Interviewee
  • Campbell, Frank Interviewee
  • Morgan, Ann Interviewee
  • Eakles, Konita Interviewee
  • Cropper, Charisse Interviewee


This segment from the October 11, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the growing concerns about violent crime in Louisiana, especially among young people. Her report touches on a peer mediation program sponsored by I-CARE that aims to help high school students learn conflict resolution. She interviews: Bunny Purvis, director, I-CARE; Frank Campbell, Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center; Ann Morgan, I-CARE advisor; Konita Eakles, victim’s mother; and Charisse Cropper, I-CARE counselor. Host: Robert Collins