It’s been a little more than one week since prisons across the state began releasing inmates as part of criminal justice reform in Louisiana. However, the ongoing effects of the decision are yet to be determined.
Webster Parish Police Jury Attorney Patrick Jackson voiced some concerns to jurors Tuesday at the Intergovernmental Relations Committee meeting. “There are a multitude of secondary effects that will come from this happening,” Jackson said.
The lesser effect would be the loss of manpower to handle certain tasks, both inside and outside of parish prisons. “These types of inmates,