A federal jury on Friday found Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal not guilty on all charges of allowing his deputies to purposefully mistreat black residents of New Iberia and beating
Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal is asking Federal District Judge Donald Walter to allow him to carry a firearm in light of the recent killings of police in Baton Rouge and Dallas.
Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal took office in 2008 with a pledge to restore what he felt was the public's dim opinion of the department.
The facilitator of such brutality, they said, was Sheriff Louis Ackal, the tough-talking sheriff of Iberia Parish, a rural swath of sugarcane fields about two hours outside of New Orleans.
Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal is facing additional federal charges stemming from more beatings that took place in the Iberia Parish Jail, allegedly ordered by the sheriff and two of his top deputies. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley announced Thursday Ackal, Lt. Col. Gerald Savoy and former ...
Louisiana Sheriff Louis Ackal was indicted on federal civil rights charges for allegedly directing officers to beat at least five detainees out of the sight of surveillance cameras.
Iberia Parish Sheriff Louisi Ackal and Lt. Col. Gerald Savoy have been charged with federal civil rights violations in connection with the beatings of five inmates at the Iberia Parish
"It's like a dark cloud is being cast over Iberia Parish," a petition organizer said.
Ackal's meeting with the prosecutor and other federal authorities occurred before Ackal's original March 9 indictment on charges over the alleged beatings of five jail inmates, prosecutors said.
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