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.
The Guillory administration’s plans to declare two more private properties a “public necessity,” carving a legal path to seize the land for drainage projects, may hit a snag at tonight’s City Council meeting.
While Mayor-President Josh Guillory frames his approach to drainage as a way of cutting red tape, two cases allege Lafayette Consolidated Government is running roughshod over property rights.
After repeatedly being denied access to public records involving the sexual harassment investigation into former interim Chief Wayne Griffin, two Lafayette media outlets sue LCG, Lafayette PD.
Hedging that they saw video from only one officer, the Pellerins’ attorneys said in a previously unpublished statement it nonetheless shows “crystal clear” evidence Pellerin posed no threat to officers and should not have been shot.
A district court judge today issued a temporary restraining order blocking the Lafayette Police Department’s effort to discipline a veteran K-9 officer for social media activity the officer claims was done in his capacity as president of the local police union.