Visiting rules at Angola State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana address subjects including but not limited to visitor attire, identification, interaction with prisoners and visiting with minors. The prison staff may ter... More »

Louisiana offers an "Offender Locator" system that allows citizens to locate a prisoner within the Department of Corrections system, including Angola prison inmates. One must know the convict's DOC number or the prisoner... More »

The Louisiana Department of Corrections does not publish an updated list of inmates, but it does provide a database of offenders in custody that allows searching for individuals by name or identification number. Inmates ... More »

Life for prisoners in Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola, includes inadequate health care leading to disabilities and death. As of 2015, a number of prisoners have sued the prison, reports Solitary Watch.... More »

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Information about inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, is limited to information available through the Offender Locator system, the Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System and public r... More »

The exact number of prisoners who escape varies from year to year, and in general, these numbers have been on the decline as time has progressed; for example, in 1993, the Bureau of Justice Statistics reported that one s... More »

The rights of U.S. prisoners vary between federal and state laws, explains Cornell University Law School. Not all Constitutional rights apply to prisoners, but Amendment VIII protects inmates against cruel and unusual pu... More »