Police Misconduct

  Iberia Parish Sheriff Seeks FBI Investigation of Inmate Death at Jail NEW IBERIA — Criminal charges were never filed in the 2009 inmate death of Iberia Parish inmate Michael Jones. Sheriff Louis Ackal is now asking the FBI to investigate the case after a judge ruled...

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. Charges stem from the April 29, 2011 beatings of five pre-trail detainees at the Iberia Parish Jail. Ackal and Savoy are...

Former Iberia Parish jail warden files ‘whistle blower’ suit Suit alleges firing due to complaints By Richard Burgess [email protected] The former warden of the Iberia Parish Jail alleges he was fired last year for complaining about inmate beatings and reporting other wrongdoing by deputies that included theft...

Sheriff's Office Accused of Falsification of Records and Unwanted Contact LAFAYETTE, LA – November 16, 2015: Lawsuit Filed Against Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Alleging Falsification of Records and Unwanted Contact The Petition for Damages has been filed against Lafayette Parish Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom, and a Lieutenant of...

Jail Conditions Lawsuit Against Lafayette Sheriff & Consolidated Government   LAFAYETTE, LA, September 28, 2015 – A Complaint for Damages has been filed regarding jail conditions. Lafayette Parish Sheriff , Consolidated Government President and others are named. The jail conditions suit was filed in Western District of...

Burgess settles brutality suit $400K Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess settles brutality suit for $400K against Lafayette Parish Sheriff Office The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office paid $400,000 to settle a federal brutality lawsuit for the 2014 alleged beating of an inmate. Jason Brungardt, 41, of Lafayette, filed...

 Minjarez lost consciousness during arrest BY LANIE LEE COOK| [email protected] March 05, 2015 The mother and grandmother of two children of a Scott man who died a year ago after losing consciousness during an arrest have filed separate wrongful-death lawsuits. The suits are filed in Lafayette federal court...

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