Louisiana Prison Latest To Halt In-Person Visits

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http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/frontpage/index.ssf?/base/news-0/1058509670227060.xml A day after a woman smuggled a gun into Louisiana's Orleans Parish Prison to help her husband escape, Sheriff Charles Foti Jr. unveiled an electronic visitation system that will eliminate face-to-face visits by relatives and friends, the New Orleans Times-Picayune says. Workers have been installing fiber-optic cable in the 7,200-bed prison compound for more than a year to provide . . .

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