In Race for City Constable, It’s Brown vs. Jones

In Race for City Constable, It’s Brown vs. Jones

BATON ROUGE — City Constable Reginald Brown is seeking reelection in the Nov. 6 election but faces a challenger in Alester Jones.Brown has been endorsed by the Democratic Party and Jones by the Republican Party.

Constable Reginald Brown served with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s office for 25 years before retiring.  He was elected City Constable in 2000.  A graduate of Southern University, he was honored with the Golden Deeds Awards, one of the highest awards given in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Alester Jones is a disabled Army veteran who earned A.B., B.A. and M.A. degrees in criminal justice, sociology, and mass communications from LSU.  He is a former Baton Rouge City Policeman and East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputy.  He has also worked in the mortgage and television business.  Jones said he will work to clear up the backlog of unserved warrants in East Baton Rouge Parish and devote the Constable’s office to playing a greater role in the fight against crime.  “I’m a leader,” Jones said, “and I will make things happen!”

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