St. John Parish Sheriff's Office


Citizens Academy

Citizens Academy is offered annually to give people a first-hand look at the operations of the St. John Sheriff’s Office

Teens & Traffic Stops

A Teens and Traffic Stops class is presented periodically to teach teens how to respond if they get pulled over.

Concealed Carry Permit Classes

Concealed Carry Permit classes are offered for the public to complete the certification required to obtain a Louisiana Concealed Carry License.

Women's Self Defense

A class is offered to teach women self-defense techniques to help protect themselves from assault.

Continuing Training

Continuing education and training for law enforcement is essential to improve skills, increase professionalism, and enhance overall job performance.

2022 Officer of the Year - Brian Kennedy Jr.

Brian Kennedy Jr. with Officer of the Year Sponsor Judge Mary Becnel and Becnel Professional Buildings and Sheriff Mike Tregre

Your Career with SJPSO

Please contact us if you are interested in an exciting and rewarding career with St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office.

New 2022 Public Safety Complex

St. John Parish opened a new public safety complex in April 2022 to increase police, fire and medical presence on the west bank.

SJSO's SWAT Tactical Training Facility

The SJSO’s SWAT team opened a new tactical training facility, in memory of Captain Octavio “Ox” Gonzalez, in August 2022.

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.

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 Sheriff's Office Mobile Apps

SJPS Mobile AppIt’s a free app that offers many features that allow the public to seek information about the Sheriff’s Office, get notifications, see crime mapping, research inmates, warrants, and more. 

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Captain Rick Bailey overheard the conversation while buying his dog food and his heart went out to them! He spoke to our receptionist and kindly offered to pay their bill.
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Click link to view St. John arrests of October 2, 2023.
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SJSO Hosts Meeting the Leadership Challenges of Law Enforcement Course
Law enforcement officers from the St. John Sheriff’s Office as well as more than 20 other agencies throughout Louisiana are attending a course, “Meeting the Leadership Challenges of Law Enforcement,” this week at the Lloyd B. Johnson Law Enforcement Training Center in LaPlace.
The Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute and FBI National Academy Associates Inc. are sponsoring this program.
Michael Murphy is leading the program focusing on law enforcement topics, medicolegal death investigations and management topics.
Murphy has served as Chief of Police in Mesquite, Nevada, to Coroner for the Clark County of Nevada Office as well as Coroner/Medical Examiner for 13 years while simultaneously acting as the Interim Director of Juvenile Justice Services and Chief Lobbyist for the 76th & 77th Legislative Sessions of the Nevada Legislature.
A graduate of the FBI National Academy, Murphy also has a doctoral degree in Business Administration with California Pacific University.
About 60 officers are attending the course.
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Register Your Party for Night Out Against Crime

Night Out Against Crime is two weeks away - Tuesday, October 17, 2023 in St. John Parish. Sheriff Mike Tregre and his officers invite neighborhoods to register parties with us.
Neighborhoods hosting a block party may register on our website by scanning the QR code on the flyer below or visiting our website:
Also, you may call Deputy Ingrid Perrilloux at (985) 359-8632. The deadline to register is October 10, 2023.