Marlin Gusman http://wwno.org en Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman Re-Elected http://wwno.org/post/orleans-parish-sheriff-marlin-gusman-re-elected <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman has defeated challenger Charles Foti to win re-election.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The race centered on the conditions at the city's jail. The U.S. Justice Department has said the Orleans Parish Prison is a chaotic, dangerous facility that is understaffed.</p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:43:56 +0000 The Associated Press 55859 at http://wwno.org Sheriff Gusman Spars With Mayor Landrieu Over Jail Conditions http://wwno.org/post/sheriff-gusman-spars-mayor-landrieu-over-jail-conditions <p>Sheriff Marlin Gusman spent six hours testifying at the federal court hearing over a consent decree to reform his jail. He then took aim at his critics at a news conference. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 32585 at http://wwno.org One OPP escapee still being sought after slipping under fence Saturday night http://wwno.org/post/one-opp-escapee-still-being-sought-after-slipping-under-fence-saturday-night <p><span style="color: rgb(72, 72, 72); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 22px; ">One of two inmates who escaped from Orleans Parish Prison Saturday is back in custody, though authorities were still searching for the other earlier today, the Sheriff&rsquo;s Office said.</span></p> Sun, 29 Apr 2012 23:37:31 +0000 Tom Gogola | The Lens 9741 at http://wwno.org Gusman closes House of Detention http://wwno.org/post/gusman-closes-house-detention <p><span style="color: rgb(72, 72, 72); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 22px; ">Surrounded by deputies, Orleans Parish </span>Sherriff<span style="color: rgb(72, 72, 72); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 22px; "> Marlin </span>Gusman<span style="color: rgb(72, 72, 72); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 22px; "> announced today that he is closing the Orleans Parish Prison House of Detention facility on </span>Perdido<span style="color: rgb(72, 72, 72); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 22px; "> Street.</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 19:01:06 +0000 Tom Gogola | The Lens 8629 at http://wwno.org