Posted on: October 17, 2017

Second District Deputy of the Month

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For his efforts throughout the month, including several notable arrests and risking his own safety in a rescue attempt, Deputy Justin McLin was selected as the Second District Deputy of the Month.  Deputy McLin was able to take 2 firearms from th...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

First District Deputy of the Month

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Deputy Thomas Hutchison was selected as the First District Deputy of the Month.  A recent transfer from another local law enforcement agency, Deputy Hutchison has made himself right at home and is already performing at a high level.  Dep...

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In the Shield
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Fourth District Deputy Of The Month

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Deputy John Walsdorf was selected as the Fourth District Deputy of the Month.  A 10 year JPSO veteran, Deputy Walsdorf managed to extricate a juvenile female from a situation in which she was likely being trafficked for sexual purposes.  ...

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In the Shield
Posted on: September 29, 2017

September Profile in Blue

Check out Deputy Carl James in September's Profile in Blue video!

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Promotions and Retirements!

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Over the course of the past couple of days, Sheriff Normand has hosted a few retirement and promotion ceremonies to recognize employees who have made a transition in the last few months.  Please join us in congratulating them and wishing them luc...

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In the Shield
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Profile in Blue -- August 2017

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Our August 2017 "Profile in Blue" features Detective Jeff Reynolds, currently assigned to the Personal Violence Section.  Detective Reynolds has been with the department about 10 years, and has been previously been assigned to the Secon...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Recruit Class 56 Begins

Recruit Class 56 in formation under the watchful eye of Deputy Joe Ragas, one of our Field Training Officers

Today, 30 people started their journey to become Deputies by becoming members of Recruit Class 56.  The recruits will be put through a rig...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Profile in Blue -- July 2017

Our July "Profile in Blue" features Dr. James Arey, known around the department as "Doc". Dr. Arey was recently promoted to be the Director of Training, and is now responsible for operations at our Training Academy and Range.  ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Justice Hall of Fame

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Last week, Sheriff Normand was proud to be inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame. The Sheriff has served the people of Louisiana with great distinction for many years, and all of us at JPSO are delighted to see him get this recognition.

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Recognizing Deputy Turner Barran

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The JPSO is proud to recognize Deputy Turner Barran of the First District for being honored as the American Legion 2nd District Department of Louisiana 2016-2017 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.  Deputy Barran had been previously chosen as th...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Opioid Abuse Awareness Day

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On July 8, 2017, members of the Sheriff's Office participated in the DEA-New Orleans "Opioid Addicition Awareness Day" with the New Orleans Baby Cakes at the Shrine on Airline.  Sheriff Normand threw out a first pitch with DEA Special A...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 7, 2017

1st District Deputy of the Month

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Please join us in congratulating Deputy Nichole Eddy for her selection as the 1st District Deputy of the Month.  In recommending her for selection, Sergeant Remes described her as having "the perfect attitude and demeanor".   &...

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