I am writing in response to James Gill’s column concerning alleged criminal acts by members of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office. At the outset, I want to communicate my appreciation, respect, and thanks to The Advocate and WWL-TV for bringing these allegations to my attention. No one is above the law, and everyone is entitled to a fair trial. At the same time, the public needs to have a more complete understanding of what my office is actually doing regarding this matter and why.
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