JANUARY 4, 2018
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: BASIC JAIL GUIDELINES / MONITORING
PARISH DETENTION CENTER NOW RE-CERTIFIED AND IN COMPLIANCE
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon is pleased to announce that for the first time in the last 5 years, the
Assumption Parish Detention Center has been re-certified by the Louisiana
Department of Corrections. The Sheriff
was notified of the action by letter on December 28, 2017. The facility will return to normal operations
with annual recertification and inspections.
The facility was decertified in 2013 amid a litany of violations the
Department of Corrections discovered during a series of inspections. Due to those violations the detention
facility was required to undergo quarterly inspections instead of yearly
The certification covers all facets of facility
operations which can include everything from religious counseling, food
service, inmate visitations, conditions of the facility, etc.
When Falcon took office, he made many changes
including new leadership and he ordered major operational adjustments.
The Sheriff received the recertification on December
28, 2017. The Sheriff wants to thank all
employees who worked so hard to attain recertification.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at