In 2014, the us department of justice confirmed louisiana remained number 1, among the 50 states, with 38,030 in prison, a rate of 816 per 100,000 over. Watch video (full documentary) take a journey deep inside the walls of angola state penitentiary in louisiana angola had the reputation of being the bloodiest, most violent. Prior to 1835, inmates were housed in a vermin infested jail in new orleans in that year the first louisiana state penitentiary was built at the corner of 6th and. In the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, a remarkable warden has turned to religion to bring morality to the inmates. The louisiana state penitentiary (lsp, also known as angola, and nicknamed the alcatraz of the south and the farm) is a maximum-security prison farm in.
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Louisiana inmate search, department of corrections(doc) and inmate locator free service more lists of county jail, prison, sheriff, correctional facility and jail. Full answer as a state agency, the department of corrections is subject to louisiana's public records act an inmate list for angola state prison may be obtained by. 8 reviews of louisiana state penitentiary this little museum gives you a good look into life at angola the first time i went, they had a trustee prisoner in the. Days inn - natchez, ms call 601-445-8291 mention ar16 for 25% off standard rate shorter driving time to angola than baton rouge--better roads click here for. Female prison population: trend the table below gives an indication of the trend in the female prison population the final row shows the latest figures available.
These, of course, are not written by inmates from inside the prison’s infamous walls, but by visitors to the angola museum, a low white building that draws. Hr services employment/job listings correctional officer information probation & parole officer information contact information. Louisiana state penitentiary, known commonly as angola, is the largest maximum security prison in the united states of its 6,300 prisoners, over 85 percent are. Partment of public safety and corrections it is an all-male facility and the only maximum secu-rity prison in the state angola is a large prison.