Posted on: August 18, 2017

3rd District Deputy of the Month

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Our 3rd District Deputy of the Month is Deputy Raymond Funck.  He was selected in part because of his actions to apprehend an individual responsible for burglaries in the Marrero area.

Deputy Funck located suspicious person in possession of a numb...

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In the Shield
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

Jeff Reynolds

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: August 11, 2017

2nd District Deputy of the Month

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Deputy Sebrina Howard has been chosen as the Deputy of the Month for the 2nd District.  Deputy Howard was honored in part for her relationship with the community and outstanding knowledge of the troublemakers she encounters -- even down to being ...

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In the Shield
Posted on: August 4, 2017

First District Deputies of the Month

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Please join us in congratulating Deputies John Walsdorf and Nichole Eddy on their selection as the Deputies of the Month for the First District.  Deputies Eddy and Walsdorf were responsible for the apprehension of a pair of carjacking/armed robbe...

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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 31, 2017

Wishing Sheriff Newell Normand a Great Future

The retirement of Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand and the legacy that he and the late Sheriff Harry Lee have left behind serves to emphasize the absolute importance public safety is to any community.  Quality of life suffers and economic ...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 28, 2017

4th District Deputies of the Month

Deputies Justin Brister (left), and Dave Heintz

Deputies Justin Brister and David Heintz were selected as the 4th District Deputies of the Month.  The pair combined their efforts to find and arrest a subject wanted for a burglary in which 4 firear...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Third District Deputy of the Month

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Deputy Stan Kerr was selected as the Deputy of the Month for the Third District.  Deputy Kerr is one of the more senior deputies on his shift, and serves an an acting supervisor whenever needed.  He was described by his supervisor as &qu...

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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

Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame

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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In the Shield