An entire police department in Louisiana went on strike today (Friday, April 3, 2024).

The entire police department in Ponchatoula, Louisiana is on strike and according to WBRZ, the chief acknowledges the strike by those serving and protecting their community.

We called the police department to find out why officers were on strike, but the person we spoke to was unaware of the reason.

The spokesperson told us that the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is in the town of Ponchatoula and that they are responding to calls.

We will continue to follow this developing story and provide more details here as they become available.


KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state

Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.

Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.

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