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Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope arrives at the Lafayette Parish Courthouse for a hearing on Dec. 27, 2017, in Lafayette, La.

Advocate staff file photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK

A district judge on Wednesday ordered Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope to jail, finding the marshal has not made a good-faith effort to complete the terms of his probation, KATC-TV reported.

"Today is a good day to go to jail," 15th Judicial District Judge Jules Edwards told the marshal. People in the courtroom applauded as a bailiff escorted Pope out of the courtroom.

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