St. John Parish Sheriff's Office


Stemming an Uptick in Gun Violence

A recent initiative aimed at stemming an uptick in gun violence in St. John the Baptist Parish resulted in almost two dozen firearms taken off the streets as well as several arrests, Sheriff Mike Tregre has announced.

Captain Charles “Chip” Wale III receives Valor Award

Captain Charles “Chip” Wale III was named the 2020 recipient of the Louisiana Sheriffs Association’s Deputy Sheriff Valor Award. Michael Ranatza, executive director of the Louisiana Sheriffs Association, presents the award to Wale.

SWAT & Citizens Academy

SWAT members and Citizens Academy participants participate in a demonstration of a non-electric initiation signal used for an explosive breach. The shock tube is hollow and contains a thin layer of energetic material that allows for the transfer of a signal via shock wave, which is the flash seen.

St John the Baptist Parish
Sheriff’s Office

1801 West Airline Hwy.
LaPlace, Louisiana 70068
Phone (985) 652-9513

Emergency: Dial 911

Sheriff Michael Tregre

Sheriff Michael Tregre

Led by Sheriff Mike Tregre, the office proudly serves St. John the Baptist ParishLouisiana.  This office is responsible for enforcing the laws of Louisiana within St. John the Baptist Parish, as well as maintaining the St. John Parish Correctional Facility


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St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office2 days ago
**Troop B Traffic Advisory**

UPDATE: Both lanes of I-10 eastbound near New Orleans at the Bonnet Carre Spillway are open for cars and CLOSED to large truck traffic. Trucks should detour using I-12 and I-55.
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office3 days ago
Food, water and cleaning supplies will be distributed September 25, 2021 at 975 Cambridge Drive — next to the LBJ Training Center in LaPlace.
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office3 days ago
With Hurricane Ida recovery efforts underway in St. John the Baptist Parish, Sheriff Mike Tregre is urging residents to take extra caution when hiring contractors. Scammers will use this natural disaster to take advantage of storm victims. Here are some dos and donts concerning contractor fraud.
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office4 days ago
SJSO Appreciates All Donations

The St. John Sheriff’s Office sends a sincere thank you to the Harrison County Sheriff Office and Fire Department, One Coast One Relief Campaign of south Mississippi, St. Mary Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves’ office, Texas Calvary Disaster Response, Texas Relief Warriors, City of Seabrook, Texas, Envent Cleaning Supplies, Joey Getz and the National Open Wheel 600 Touring Series, Kelly Gibson Golf Foundation, Eatel, Winn Dixie, the Jeremy Triche Foundation, and Frisard Companies for the truckloads of supplies delivered over the past three weeks to distribute to our community in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Among the items were cleaning supplies, water, ice, canned food, and toiletries.

Also, among others contributing food and supplies were Poncho Roussel, Casey Roussel, Nickie Monica, V’s Café, Louie Galatas, Wendy Spencer, Robin Duhe, Alexis Edwards, Jack Harris, Rodney and Beth Allen, Louisiana Federal Credit Union, Pelican State Realty, Thomas Northtrap, Adam Williams, First United Methodist Church of Samson, Ala., Lucy Troxler and Amy Troxler, Morganza/New Roads Fire Department, Jack Koban, and Fulton County District Attorney Office of Atlanta, Ga., Silver Springs Bottling Water, Rep. Clay Schexnayder, Humana, Iberville Sheriff’s Office.
Our officers have been hitting the streets to distribute these items in hurricane-ravaged neighborhoods.
Again, the SJSO deeply appreciates all who have donated during our hurricane relief effort. We’re all in this together.