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Dec 29, 2015 ... As head of the city's prisons, Louis Giorla does not get much fan mail, especially from inmates. But last week, a man in jail wrote to Giorla, thanking him for the holiday commissary bag of treats and toiletries given each inmate. - Julia Terruso , Philadelphia Inquirer.


Louis Giorla was named acting commissioner of the Philadelphia Prison System ( PPS) on Thursday, January 10, 2008 by the office of mayor Michael Nutter. His permanent appointment as Commissioner was announced on March 26, 2008, and he served in this role for almost 8 years before retiring at the end of 2015.


May 31, 2017 ... In 2015, then Philadelphia Prisons Commissioner Louis Giorla is shown speaking to reporters. (Tom MacDonald/WHYY). Former Philadelphia Prisons Commissioner Louis Giorla has agreed to pay the city Ethics Board a $2,000 fine after profiting from a contract he'd awarded while running the prison ...


Oct 25, 2017 ... Tomaszewski, who started in the prisons system as a correctional officer in 1984, had been a deputy commissioner for 11 years when he applied for the commissioner's job that opened when Louis Giorla retired in January 2016. He remains second in command as deputy commissioner of administration.


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May 18, 2015 ... Commissioner Giorla addresses participants at ConnectED Learning: the 27th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference of The Mayor's Commission on Literacy.


Statement to the prison rape elimination act review panel. Commissioner Louis Giorla. Philadelphia Prison System. Warden Terence Clark. Riverside Correctional Facility Philadelphia. Good Afternoon, Dr. Wilkinson, Ms. Seymour and Dr. Christiansen. I am Lou Giorla,. Commissioner of the Philadelphia Prison System.


Sep 7, 2015 ... Philadelphia Prisons Commissioner Louis Giorla, who is Catholic, agreed: “It set the stage for his papacy.” Pope Francis has made headlines worldwide for embracing inmates in Bolivia and for washing and kissing the feet of prisoners in Rome. Related: SEPTA expands service for papal visit. In Philly, he'll ...


Aug 24, 2015 ... Prisons commissioner Louis Giorla said previously that good behaviour would be one factor in the selection process. Many faiths will be represented, officials said. Francis is scheduled to visit Philadelphia on 26-27 September for the World Meeting of Families, a triennial Catholic conference focused on ...