The Louisiana Weekly endorses Sheriff Marlin Gusman for re-election

Marlin Gusman

FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, Marlin Gusman, sheriff of New Orleans, speaks outside a new jail facility in New Orleans as buses transferring inmates from the old jail arrive. Gusman can be put back in control of the city’s notoriously troubled jail despite still-serious problems that triggered a 2012 lawsuit and U.S. Justice Department oversight, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NEW ORLEANS, La (BRPROUD)- Louisiana Weekly, a locally owned newspaper since 1925 has announced the endorsement of the New Orleans Parish Sheriff Office Marlin N. Gusman. The news was announced in a press release on Tuesday, November, 2.

A spokesperson for the Lousiana Weekly stated, “Gusman has become a model Sheriff, and deserves another term.”

According to the press release, Gusman while under the scrutiny of a Federal Consent Decree has built quality mental health facilities for his inmates and reduced the overall prisoner population by hundreds.

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