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.
Guilty pleas in Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office investigation
The latest in a string of guilty pleas related to a federal investigation into inmate beatings point to a continued pattern of abuse by the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s 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
Zachary man’s death ‘unknown’ after being tased
BATON ROUGE – Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a man to die after he was tased by police Saturday morning. Continue reading
Deputy tased man to death
LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) –A Laplace family is suing the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff after they say a deputy tased their loved one to death. Continue reading
Former Angola Officer Charged in Inmate Beating
A former corrections officer at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola was charged Monday in federal court in the 2010 beating of an inmate while the inmate was handcuffed in a prison van, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Continue reading