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Link to Lafayette Police have a new chief

Captain Judith Estorge, a Lafayette native and UL alumni who has been a member of the Lafayette Police Department since 1993, will take over the chief’s position on November 1. She is believed to be the first female to hold the job.

Source: KATC

City Council members Pat Lewis, left, and Andy Naquin and Nanette Cook, seated, with Mayor-President Josh Guillory and City-Parish Attorney Greg Logan (right) at a June 2021 meeting.

On top of high fees, Lafayette officials add more barriers to public records

Reporters now face more barriers to access public records, on top of new fees the Guillory administration rolled out targeting the press. While a legal challenge and council action crawl forward, the barriers stand. And other public officials are following similar playbooks.

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