Council members were nevertheless supportive of the raises Tuesday and will vote Aug. 22 to make them effective in September and October.
A proposed pay raise would put LPD in the state’s top tier for starting pay. But would it lure more applicants?
Estorge was appointed Nov. 1, making her the department’s first female police chief. When she began her probationary period, the position had been empty for around a year.
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Lafayette’s new police chief has moved to gag further reporting about Guillory’s security detail, claiming it jeopardizes the PD’s strategies and tactics and endangers lives.
Use of Lafayette Police Department officers for the M-P’s full-time personal security is the subject of an investigation launched by the City Council late last year.
Lafayette may stop alcohol sales at midnight on Mardi Gras day. Tell us what you think.
Estrada was fired in February 2021 by then-Chief Thomas Glover for excessive use of force in a November 2020 arrest. Video surveillance from inside the jail showed Estrada push a handcuffed man, Dennis Lazard, against the wall and strike him in the abdomen to force him to sit after requests to sit were ignored.
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Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
Lafayette Consolidated Government must turn over records of its investigation of a sexual harassment complaint against former LPD Chief Wayne Griffin. The Current Media and The Daily Advertiser sued LCG in February to compel production of the records, which LCG refused to turn over.Andrew Capps, The Daily Advertiser
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils. To see the full agendas, check out the links below.
In court filings related to the public records lawsuit, the attorney for former interim Chief Wayne Griffin says her client was not fired for sexual harassment; a judge is weighing how much more information should be released.
Facing a federal lawsuit claiming its panhandling crackdown was unconstitutional, Lafayette is seeking to repeal portions of its panhandling ordinances.