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Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal charged in inmate assault

Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal charged in inmate assault

Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal and Lieutenant Colonel Gerald Savoy were charged today with civil rights violations in the April 29, 2011 beatings of five pre-trail detainees at the Iberia Parish Jail.

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Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess settles brutality suit for $400K against Lafayette Parish Sheriff Office

L. Clayton Burgess settles brutality suit

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office paid $400,000 to settle a federal lawsuit for the 2014 alleged beating of an inmate, according to a settlement agreement obtained by KATC Continue reading

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Two former Lafayette deputies charged in inmate’s beating

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Prosecutors with the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office filed criminal charges Tuesday against two former Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s deputies accused of beating an inmate last April. Continue reading