Statement from Secretary James Le Blanc on the Passing of Sgt. Rosa Thomas

Secretary James Le Blanc ,of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, released a statement on the passing of Sgt. Rosa Thomas as a result of COVID-19.

Posted: Jul 27, 2020 5:36 PM

Secretary James Le Blanc ,of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, released a statement on the passing of Sgt. Rosa Thomas as a result of COVID-19. The full statement can be read below:

On Sunday, July 26, 2020, our Department of Public Safety and Corrections family lost Sgt. Rosa Thomas as a result of COVID-19. Sgt. Thomas began her career with us on July 30, 2007. She was from Natchez, Mississippi, and provided nearly 13 years of dedicated service to Louisiana State Penitentiary. She was known as a hard worker who was very dependable, rarely missing work. She enjoyed her vacations, taking cruises, and in her free time loved to shop and cook.

In addition to her colleagues and friends and Louisiana State Penitentiary, Sgt. Thomas leaves behind three sons, John , Keith, and Travis.

Please keep Sgt. Thomas's family and co-workers in your thoughts and prayers.

Secretary James Le Blanc, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections

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