The mayor-president is in quarantine after a direct exposure to KLFY anchor Dalfred Jones, who tested positive for the coronavirus Friday, the day he emceed the swearing in of Lafayette City Marshal Reggie Thomas at the Heymann Center.
Glover spent three decades with the Dallas Police Department, serving as deputy chief since 2012. He’s a native of northeast Louisiana, and an outspoken advocate for police accountability.
Pope’s crimes and vanity hung a cloud over a small agency used to operating mostly out of public view. Pope now in prison out of parish and a new marshal is soon to be elected, the office is primed for a new chapter.
Around half the readers we heard from say they don’t really know what the marshal does. Marshals don’t have much of a public face, but they have a big public function. Here are the basics.
How much do you know about the job? And what would more would you like to know about it or the race?
It’s a truism in politics of all levels that what matters is who turns out the vote. Without a big ticket race to energize Republicans and Democrats in December, it’s going to come down to how well the candidates can get out the vote.
This election season, we’re hosting reader Q&A’s with local candidates on the November ballot in a digital town hall format. Each session connects readers with candidates for conversation about the issues that matter most to them.
Mayor-President Josh Guillory says he will start a nationwide search for a new police chief in the next 30 days and confirmed for the first time plans to eliminate Deputy Chief Reggie Thomas’s position.
The gist: Lafayette Police Chief Toby Aguillard formally resigned earlier this week, ending what appeared to be a brewing standoff between the short-tenured chief and his would-be boss, Mayor-President Josh Guillory. The new administration is planning further restructuring of the police department, which could result in the ouster of Deputy Chief Reggie Thomas, according to […]