In times of emergency, communications play a vital part in ensuring the proper
response and handling of an event.
For this reason, the JPSO has established a formal Public Information
The JPSO Public Information Office functions as a resource for the public and
for representatives of all news media (local, national, international, broadcast
The primary objective of the JPSO Public Information Office is to provide
accurate, concise, and timely information to the public that is directly related
to or impacts public safety. The
Public Information Office is also involved in publicizing, highlighting, and
promoting the goals and accomplishments of the JPSO.
The Public Information Office provides a web page that displays Official JPSO
Press Releases for the past six (6) months
We are also establishing a “Photo Gallery” web page that will provide pictures
from various JPSO events and programs
The JPSO Public Information Office is headed by Colonel John Fortunato.
Colonel Fortunato can be reached at 504-363-5521(office)or by email at
The Assistant PIO Officer is Glen Boyd. Glen can be
reached at 504-363-5522 (office) or by email at
To send a letter to the JPSO Public Information Office, please do so at:
JPSO Public Information Office
1233 Westbank Expressway
Building B, 5th Floor
Harvey, LA 70058
The primary numbers for the PIO Office is 504-363-5521 or 504-363-5522. If you
can not reach anyone at these numbers, or if you are calling after hours, please
You can fax us at 504-363-5526 or Click here
if you would prefer to send us an email.