Orleans jail monitor resigns, citing 'dissatisfaction' with pace of reform

Orleans jail monitor resigns, citing 'dissatisfaction' with pace of reform

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The man tasked with running the Orleans Parish jail under a federal consent decree doesn't want the job anymore.

Gary Maynard resigned Monday, saying he's "dissatisfied with the pace of reform."

Maynard was named compliance director in 2016. The appointment of a compliance director was a condition of a settlement to avoid a potential total takeover of the jail from Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman.

U.S. District Judge Lance Africk appointed Darley Hodge - currently a court-appointed monitor - as acting compliance director.

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