—West Point Honor Code so often repeated by Gov. John Bel Edwards during his campaign.
“(Col. Mike) Edmonson ordered us to drive that vehicle to San Diego. And now, in an attempt to save face, he’s going to punish us by taking away our pay for the trip.”
—One of the four (who must remain anonymous for obvious reasons) who drove the Ford Expedition assigned to Assistant State Police Superintendent Charles Dupuy to San Diego for the October International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference at which Edmonson was presented an award from IACP.
“Gov. Edwards has a clear-cut choice: he can hold true to the Code or he can crater to the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association. It’s that simple.”