Taking Back Our Streets

  The Good Stuff: ‘Thank you’ from the students and teachers

Students and teachers on both the Caddo Parish and Bossier Parish sides of the Red River, are eternally grateful for recent help after facing their own unique adversities.

  Shreveport sees record low crime rates for 2019

  Shreveport crime rate dropping; some think it’s rising

  The Good Stuff: Don’t let the streets teach

How a concert near summer’s end can lead to change

  ‘Please Stop the Killing’ group to hold prayer event

  Shreveport church plans flag memorial for homicide victims

Continued Coverage

  Putting Benny to work: A Taking Back Our Streets update on Benny Brown

  Taking Back Our Streets: Event aims to highlight fathers

  Jalynn’s Jeans: Caddo Magnet High student fights homelessness

  TBOS: Former drug dealer steps up to save children on the streets

  DeSoto Sheriff’s Office ‘Taking Back Our Streets’ with new D.A.R.E. vehicle

  Airline High School levels the playing field for all students

TBOS: Bossier Parish residents encouraged to L.O.C. up

If you commit a crime in Bossier Parish — there's a good chance you may be recorded.

  School resource officer locks down school, helps save gunshot victim’s life

A Caddo Parish school resource officer jumped into action by putting an elementary school on lockdown and tending to a gunshot victim at the same time.

  Northwest Louisiana gospel group takes aim at violence

It's a song years in the making that the Voices of Deliverance says has a simple message but one that the gospel group's members hope is effective in putting a stop to the killings.

  TBOS: Pastors on patrol praying for violence to end

Shreveport police chaplains often show up on the scene to help heal the community when bad things happen.

  Three years later, family still awaits justice for man killed inside home

  Family still seeking answers 10 years later in murder of grandmother

  SPD Chief Ben Raymond wants more communication with victims’ families

  Who Killed Phadarius Hughes?

  Who Killed Justin Lowrey?

  Domestic violence survivor shares her story in hopes of helping others

  Youree Drive Middle student works to end bullying

An ArkLaTex middle school student is helping take back our streets by sharing her story as a victim of bullying.

  Shreveport Police Department to end city-wide prayer vigils

The Shreveport Police Department will no longer be hosting or promoting city-wide prayer vigils, City Attorney William Bradford confirmed.

Man charged in connection to Sabine Parish shooting

A man is facing a murder charge after investigators connected him to the shooting death of father of three.

  Greenacres Place homeowners looking into Neighborhood Watch program

The recent slaying of an airman has neighbors in Bossier City's Greenacres Place subdivision looking into establishing a Neighborhood Watch program.

  Someone guns down a father of 3 - execution style

A father of three is gunned down execution style. Months later, his family still is asking why and seeking help finding his killer and the motive.

Taking Back Our Streets: Taggers targeting some downtown Shreveport buildings

Some of Shreveport’s most beautiful historic buildings are downtown. Unfortunately, they are falling victim to people who spray paint graffiti on them.

  Taking Back Our Streets: A mom on a mission

It’s been nearly a year since 19-year-old Cameron Lee was stabbed in his home on Kent Street in Shreveport. Having been rushed to the hospital in a private vehicle, he later died from his wounds. His mother has since been a mom on a mission.

  Taking Back Our Streets: Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers really does not want your name, just your information. It does not even get your telephone number. Here are other steps Crime Stoppers takes to ensure your anonymity.

Taking Back Our Streets: Put Down The Guns, Pick Up The Bible

Taking Back Our Streets-Put Down The Guns, Pick Up The Bible

  Taking Back Our Streets: A father’s ongoing fight for justice

Daniel Alford's daughter Heather was 6 years old when she was beaten to death. Eighteen years later, he says justice still hasn't been served. Alford fights every appeal of those convicted of killing Heather. And he has a message for Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

  Taking Back Our Streets: Spiritual boot camp

It's a place where boys and men can have a candid conversation that is confidential among the group. No cell phone recordings are allowed. And this is no place for Facebook or any other social media. It's called spiritual boot camp. And the popularity over the past six months is growing.

  Taking Back Our Streets: “The Woodlawn Way”

School leaders say that they want to bring back the "Knight Pride" and that they need the community to help them do that.

  Taking Back Our Streets: Treasures in the Darkness

From back-to-school giveaways to paying college students' tuition, Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Cathedral pastor Bishop L. Lawrence Brandon is known for giving back and helping others. But a personal tragedy nine years ago caused him to nearly walk away from the ministry. Now he's using his personal story of triumph to help others.

  Taking Back Our Streets: Winning off the field

A former football player and current Bossier pastor is working to teach others how to defend their faith and not be ashamed to flex their spiritual muscles.

Taking Back Our Streets: 2 political newcomers look to fight crime

Two Shreveporters impacted by crime in the city hope to bring about change as political newcomers.