Talk Will Soon be Cheap for Louisiana Inmates


(12/18/2012)
Good news for inmates in Louisiana’s 12 state correctional facilities, it will now cost less for an inmate to make a phone call starting in the next couple of years.

$42 Million NOLA Jail Replacement Bid Date Postponed


(04/28/2011)
NEW ORLEANS — The bid date for construction of the new $42 million Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Processing Center and replacement of jail buildings in New Orleans has been postponed to May 11.

Prison Privatization Debate Erupts in Louisiana


(03/18/2011)
Central Louisiana lawmakers will support corrections workers in their fight to keep area prisons from privatizing, state Rep. Robert Johnson told a gathering in Pineville recently.

Parish Prepares to Rebuild

By Roibín Ó hEochaidh
(09/15/2010)
Five years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office is readying itself to break ground on a $111 million replacement jail complex.

Rebuilding Corrections in New Orleans

By Matthew Crawford
(07/28/2010)
Work began earlier this year on a kitchen/warehouse facility that will serve as the central hub and foundation for a the New Orleans corrections system.