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  2. Louisiana State Penitentiary - Wikipedia

    The Louisiana State Penitentiary (known as Angola, and nicknamed the "Alcatraz of the South" and "The Farm") is a maximum-security prison farm in Louisiana operated by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections. It is named "Angola" after the former plantation that occupied this territory.

  3. Louisiana Department of Corrections

    Louisiana State Penitentiary is the state’ oldest and only maximum security prison and, as such, a much sought after tour destination for school groups, churches, and criminal justice professionals.

  4. New warden named for state penitentiary in Angola

    BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana State Penitentiary’s new permanent warden is the same man who’s been working as active warden for months. The state corrections department announced that Darrel ...

  5. Burl Cain - Wikipedia

    Nathan Burl Cain, I (born July 2, 1942), is a prison administrator and the former warden at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola in West Feliciana Parish, north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

  6. Contacts | Louisiana State Penitentiary

    Louisiana State Penitentiary Department of Corrections · Angola, Louisiana. You are here Contacts. ... Assistant Warden/Main Prison East Yard. 655-2856:

  7. What Angola's Resigning Warden Is Leaving Behind | The ...

    Few prison wardens have achieved the notoriety of Louisiana’s Burl Cain, who is stepping down amidst investigations of his business dealings after 20 years at the top of Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola, the largest maximum-security prison in the most incarcerated state in the country.

  8. Angola assistant warden accused of rape that allegedly ...

    An assistant warden at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola was arrested Tuesday on a count of second-degree rape in an incident that allegedly took place inside the prison's gates. District ...

  9. Warden Burl Cain of Louisiana State Penitentiary advocates ...

    Burl Cain, 69, warden of Louisiana State Penitentiary for about 17 years, arranges for us to view the 18,000-acre prison, the largest maximum security penitentiary in America, from its Mississippi River edge.

  10. Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola | 64 Parishes

    Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola Founded in the early nineteenth century during a time of radical penal reformation, the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola is one of the nation's largest prisons.

  11. Louisiana Department of Corrections

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