Police Admit First Use Of The 'Blue Lives Matter' Law Was A Mistake
Police say the man yelled racial and sexual slurs at officers while he was being arrested for criminal property damage and disturbing the peace.By Stephanie Liebergen | September 8, 2016
A man arrested in the French Quarter in New Orleans seems to be the first person to be charged under the state's new "Blue Lives Matter" law.
Raul Delatoba was arrested for criminal property damage, disturbing the peace and a felony hate crime.
In May, Louisiana's governor signed the so-called "Blue Lives Matter" bill into law, making attacks on police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel potential hate crimes.