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Former Police Chief Ronal Serpas: Let's rightsize OPP

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Former NOPD Chief Ronal Serpas talks about the problems with Orleans Parish Prison. 14 more words

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City drops case, allows construction to continues on new OPP jail

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The legal battle over the Orleans Parish Prison’s housing plans heated up in court Thursday between the city and sheriff. After hours, the city decided to drop the case, so construction will continue on the new jail facility at the OPP. 327 more words

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City Vs. Sheriff in court today over OPP housing plans


NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) – The legal battle over the Orleans Parish Prison’s housing plans is heating up again. A hearing on the case between the city and the sheriff started Thursday morning. 219 more words

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City vs Sheriff: Orleans Parish Prison housing debate heats up

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The legal battle over the Orleans Parish Prison’s housing plans is heating up again. A hearing on the case will be held Wednesday, but high-ranking leaders are already releasing statements about the conflict and Tuesday the City Council held a special meeting about the litigation. 260 more words

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Orleans voters approve higher millage rates for libraries and prison

Voters in Orleans Parish and across other parts of the state, hit polls Saturday, approving two new tax measures.

Voters approved a millage increase to help fund city libraries. 72 more words

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County Jails Nationwide At Risk In Disasters

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Landrieu's Letter to Jindal is a Good Start, But Doesn't Go Far Enough

Last week, local news media reported that New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants state inmates out of the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP). In a letter to Governor Bobby Jindal, Landrieu asked the Governor to remove the approximately 380 Department of Corrections (DOC) prisoners currently doing time at OPP. 1,151 more words

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