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Orleans Parish Prison

Violent Prison Could See Major Changes

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 06.07.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- Citing a history of inmate deaths, sexual assaults, beatings, stabbings and poor medical care at the New Orleans jail, a federal judge ...

WATCH: New Orleans Inmates Do Drugs, Gamble, Brandish Gun In Prison

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.04.2013 | Crime

A shocking video released in court Tuesday appears to show New Orleans inmates brazenly doing cocaine and heroin on camera, gambling and even brandish...

New Orleans Jail Conditions Violate Inmates' Rights: Department Of Justice Report

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — Violent guards, understaffing and unsanitary conditions violate the constitutional rights of inmates at a New Orleans jail heavily...