Louisiana Department of Public Safety News

Deaf man seeks justice against Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections

By Nicholas Gueguen | Aug 4, 2017

A deaf man from Shreveport is seeking damages from the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections and its secretary.

Deaf individual alleges Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections failed to provide interpreter

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 5, 2017

BATON ROUGE – A deaf Shreveport man alleges that he was not provided auxiliary aides during his probation.

Louisiana Supreme Court will hear case of attorney recommended for disbarment by disciplinary board

By Dawn Geske | Dec 11, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – An attorney has filed an appeal with the Louisiana Supreme Court to overturn his suspension banning him from practicing law after he was accused of allegedly using racially offensive and derogatory terms to refer to judges and lawyers.

Deaf parolee alleges he was never provided aids or interpreters

By Michael Abella | Dec 5, 2016

BATON ROUGE – A deaf parolee alleges he was discriminated against because he was not provided an interpreter or aids when communicating with his parole officer.

LDPSC alleged to have not provided interpreters to hearing-impaired men

By Michael Abella | Oct 20, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Three hearing-impaired men have filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations that they were never provided auxiliary aids and services by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

Deaf man alleges state did not provide interpreter during incarceration

By Michael Abella | Oct 4, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A deaf Marrero man and his father are alleging discrimination after they were not provided an interpreter during legal proceedings and other matters.

Ex-parole officer accuses state Department of Corrections of racial bias

By Robert Hadley | Dec 30, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Charles Parish woman says her former employer, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, unlawfully discriminated against her based on her race.

Parking enforcement firm sues state police over allegations of abuse

By The Louisiana Record | Apr 22, 2015

An Orleans Parish company and its principals brought a lawsuit against the Louisiana State Police, Department of Public Safety and individual personnel for an alleged civil rights violation in 2014.

NOLA.COM and Times-Picayune sued by imprisoned man over article

By Louisiana Record reports | Feb 13, 2014

GRETNA – A man who was sentenced to 20 years after allegedly illegally having his longtime girlfriend kicked out of his home through a court order so he could sell her possessions, has filed a hand written suit against his former girlfriend as well as a New Orleans area newspaper reporter who covered the story.

Louisiana State Police and officer sued over traffic accident

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 22, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing the State Police over a car accident he was in that he claims was the fault of a trooper.

East Baton Rouge Parish Jail, sheriff sued for holding inmate past release date

By Catherine Melancon | Dec 10, 2012

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man is suing multiple parish entities after he was allegedly held in prison after his ordered release date.

State troopers sued for alleged civil rights violations, assault and battery

By Catherine Melancon | Dec 7, 2012

BATON ROUGE – A Livingston Parish man is suing three state troopers, the state police superintendent and state police for allegedly violating his civil rights.

Louisiana State Penitentiary sued by inmate over missing property

By Catherine Melancon | Nov 1, 2012

BATON ROUGE – An inmate is suing Louisiana State Penitentiary employees after his personal property allegedly went missing and he never received a response on to a claim he made to prison administrators.

Woman says evidence was used against her in illegal interrogation

By Catherine Melancon | Oct 8, 2012

James G. Knipe, III BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge woman is suing a division of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections for allegedly wrongfully suspending her driver's license.

Prisoner sues state over parole violation sentencing

By Catherine Melancon | Oct 1, 2012

BATON ROUGE – A prisoner serving time at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center is accusing the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections of exceeding its authority.

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