police misconduct Tag

Mamou Police Chief Sued by Ex-Dispatcher for Misconduct   LAFAYETTE — A former radio dispatcher with the Mamou Police Department has filed a federal misconduct lawsuit against the city’s police chief alleging she was arrested without a warrant in May 2011 and held in the town’s jail for...

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...