State of Unrest

Former State Police superintendent cleared of misconduct allegations

Former superintendent of Louisiana State Police, Mike Edmonson, was reportedly cleared of any wrongdoing by the Louisiana Board of Ethics.

Zurik: Former State Police commissioner sues association, trooper

  Zurik: Four troopers arrested after ‘State of Unrest’ probe

Zurik: State Police to reinstate LACE ticket writing program

  Zurik: State Police probe finds apparent cover-up by Edmonson

  Zurik: FOX 8 subpoenaed, will provide State of Unrest video

  Zurik: State Police timesheet questions reach beyond LACE

Continued Coverage

  Zurik: Bill due for LACE work? Not so fast, St. John tells LSP

  Zurik: Four of LSP’s top-earners suspended as LACE probe unfolds

Zurik: East Baton Rouge DA joins probe of LACE program

  Zurik: Highest-paid cop in La. suspended after FOX 8 probe

  Zurik: State Police commissioner resigns after FOX 8 investigation

  Zurik: State Police commissioner accused of fixing tickets, threatening trooper

Lee Zurik Investigation: Riser’s amendment could cost state millions

A long-time legislative watchdog takes aim at the state senator responsible for a legislative measure to give State Police Col. Mike Edmonson at least $30,000 a year in extra retirement benefits.  Now the state treasurer is demanding to know more about the measure's financial impact.

Zurik Follow Up: Governor sets timetable to replace head of State Police

First, Gov. Edwards plans to name an interim leader who doesn't want the job permanently.

  Zurik: Edmonson to retire but travel investigations continue

FOX 8 news was the first TV station to ask State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson about questionable State Police travel to a San Diego conference last year. Our investigation helped launch probes by State Police internal affairs, the Division of Administration and the legislative auditor. And now, Col. Edmonson is retiring, leaving some of our questions unanswered.

  Zurik: Kennedy calls for State Police head’s resignation

U.S. Senator John Kennedy says the superintendent of State Police needs to resign. The former state treasurer says he doubts the investigations into State Police will be a serious one. This follows our investigation that detailed a pricey conference trip that included a stay in the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas for four troopers.

  Zurik: Edmonson cites signature stamp on Vegas expense reports

  Zurik: Edmonson may have signed off on troopers’ Vegas stop

Zurik: SPRB attorney says legal action over Edmonson retirement not needed

Lee Zurik Investigation: Riser admits he’s responsible for controversial Edmonson amendment