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Jail Ministry Provides Spiritual Care to Inmates

Jail Ministry Provides Spiritual Care to Inmates

Each week, Rev. Ernest August and volunteer ministers from local churches strive to bring light into the darkness of jail. Each week, these ministers meet with inmates, offering them hope and healing. They pray for lives to be changed, for hope to be restored, and for...

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Crime Scene Officers Present Lesson for Cub Scouts

Crime Scene Officers Present Lesson for Cub Scouts

Crime scene officers captured the attention of several Cub Scouts last week when they led a lesson in crime scene investigation for members of Bear Pack 93 and 318 at Patrol Headquarters in LaPlace.Fingerprints and DNA play a key role in solving crimes and catching...

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New Communications Tower Enhances Radio Coverage

New Communications Tower Enhances Radio Coverage

To improve public safety in St. John the Baptist Parish, Sheriff Mike Tregre is proud to announce the completion of a radio communications tower, greatly enhancing 911 communications radio coverage in the community.On February 19, 2020, a ribbon cutting of the new...

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Officers Speak to Children about Parade Safety

Officers Speak to Children about Parade Safety

As part of their study of the letter S, students at St. Timothy’s Preschool in LaPlace recently welcomed Sheriff Mike Tregre to their class.Sheriff Tregre, along with Officers Michael Harris, Michael Whitcomb and Darlene Cooper, also talked to the children about...

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Opportunity Now Graduates Recognized

Opportunity Now Graduates Recognized

The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office recognized 10 inmates who successfully completed the Opportunity Now Re-Entry Program at a graduation ceremony February 6, 2020 at the Leonard Robinet Multi-Purpose Room in LaPlace. Sheriff Mike Tregre applauded the graduates on...

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DG Club Loves on their Loved One

DG Club Loves on their Loved One

Members of the St. John Sheriff’s Office Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club presented a Valentine’s celebration for special people in their lives during a dinner February 10, 2020 at Petra’s Restaurant in LaPlace. To show the love to these special people, the young men...

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Happy Birthday to Finn

Happy Birthday to Finn

On February 6, 2020, the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office wished happy birthday to a very special officer. Finn, the SJSO’s first trauma K9, turned 1.Finn joined the ranks of the SJSO in May 2019 when he was commissioned a trauma K9 officer. Finn serves in a variety...

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