Gov. Edwards Announces Some Bridge City Center For Youth Inmates to be Moved to Angola

July 20, 2022

On Tuesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a plan to improve security and conditions at the Bridge City detention center: some of what Bill Sommers, deputy secretary of the Office of Juvenile Justice called "the most troubled youth" currently housed at the Bridge City Center For Youth will be moved to a "secure, independent housing unit" at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola in West Feliciana Parish.

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