DOJ opens investigation into inmate releases at La.’s state-run prisons


BATON ROUGE – The U.S. Division of Justice has opened a civil rights investigation into the prisoner launch practices at prisons throughout the state of Louisiana.

Based on an announcement from the DOJ, the investigation will look at the Louisiana Division of Corrections’ “insurance policies and practices for guaranteeing the well timed launch of state prisoners.” The DOJ’s Civil Rights Division is dealing with the investigation collectively with the U.S. Lawyer’s Places of work for the Japanese, Center, and Western Districts of Louisiana.

A spokesperson for the Louisiana Division of Corrections launched the next assertion in regards to the investigation.

“The Louisiana Division of Public Security and Corrections (DOC) seems to be ahead to totally cooperating with the U.S. Division of Justice (USDOJ). The DOC takes this very severely, and can help in no matter approach essential on this investigation.”

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