The Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) is a state agency of Louisiana, headquartered in Baton Rouge. The agency comprises two major areas: Public Safety Services and Corrections Services. The Secretary, who is appointed by the Governor, serves as the Department's chief executive officer.
On July 28, 2017, the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana and ruled that the state Department of Corrections' (DOC) prohibition on dreadlocks violated the rights of their client, Christopher Ware. Reversing a lower court ruling, the appeals court ruled that the DOC's ...
Prisoners at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola (Angola) needlessly suffer from chronic pain, permanent injury, and preventable sickness and death as a ... filed a complaint against the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DOC) and Angola's wardens alleging violations of the Cruel and Unusual ...
Sep 12, 2016 ... Because of the length of his sentence, Ware was ineligible to serve the remainder of his state sentence at CCC (or any other parish facility), and was required to be transferred into the physical custody of the Louisiana DOC, for placement in a DOC-run prison. See Record Document 86, at ¶ 8. DOC's ...
Dec 7, 2014 ... with DOC REG No. B-04-003. During the instant incarceration, a total of 360 days CTRP credit may be earned toward the reduction of the projected release date by ... of this state of any one or more of the following crimes where the instant offense was committed on or after August 27, 1994, pursuant to La.
Attention: The Louisiana Legislature recently passed the Louisiana Justice Reinvestment Package. Click here to see the State's criminal justice reforms. Offender Information. Offender info 255px by 188.875px ff89b43a6ffa005102a2b1410fad7c36161fef7ba9f70d50bc8ec069c1506d0a. Locate offenders, send money and ...
Dec 17, 2016 ... The Department of Public Safety and Corrections is chock-full of relatives and friends of two men who have wielded enormous power there for the last quarter- century: Jimmy LeBlanc, secretary since 2008, and Burl Cain, who until last year was warden of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
Case opinion for LA Court of Appeal KING v. STATE ... Marty L. KING v. STATE of Louisiana Through the LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS and Prison Enterprises. ... Suzanne E. Quinland, Assistant Attorney General, Baton Rouge, for Defendant/Appellee, State of Louisiana, et al.
Court of Appeal of Louisiana,First Circuit. STATE of Louisiana ex rel. Edward LEE v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS, BOARD OF PARDON AND PAROLE, et al. No. 98 CA 0967. Decided: May 14, 1999. Before: CARTER, C.J., SHORTESS, J., and EDWARD A. de la HOUSSAYE , J. Pro ...