Prison system head: Cuts could devastate Louisiana’s prisons

By Justin DiCharia

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate per capita in the nation with one in 26 residents under correctional control, and Jimmy LeBlanc, head of the state’s prison system, believes the looming $39 million shortage in much needed funding to local and state prisons won’t help change that statistic.

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