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.
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 ...
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.
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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 24, 2015 ... said Prison Commissioner Louis Giorla in a recent interview. Hawes told me that prison investigators spoke to all witnesses. Two witnesses told me they had never been contacted. On any given day, the Philadelphia Prison System incarcerates roughly 8,000 people in multiple facilities. Just 25 percent are ...
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.
Sep 6, 2015 ... "I just about fell out of my chair," Louis Giorla, commissioner of the Philadelphia Prison System, said during an interview at the prison, recalling the moment when city officials informed him of the visit. "It'll be an ... Giorla added he hopes the pope's interaction with the inmates will be life-changing for them.
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 ...