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To decarcerate New Orleans, we must defund the police department.
Neither agency had written policies on how to capture or store the location data without violating privacy rights.
Increasing the city’s jail capacity will lead to higher incarceration rates, advocates say.
A lawsuit filed by Kentrell Hurst’s children is the latest against New Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman over jail conditions.
Activists say the sheriff is trying to add jail beds under the guise of mental health treatment.
Louisiana is keeping people behind bars long after their sentences have expired, attorneys say.