Nine officers recently graduated from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Regional Post Academy, Class 2007-02, held on the Thibodaux High School Campus from March to July 2007.

Dpy. Kernell Goudia has been with the St. John Sheriff’s Office since July 2004 Part Time and fulltime assigned to the Traffic Division since March 2007, Dpy. Gary Miles since May 2006 assigned to Corrections Division, Dpy. Gordon Jeffcoat since Jan. 2006 assigned to Civil Division as a Financial Analyst, Dpy. Clyde Holt began part time July 2004 in Traffic Division and since Sept. 2006 with the Warrants Division.


Lto R – Dpy. Kernell Goudia, Dpy. Gary Miles, Dpy. Gordon Jeffcoat,
Dpy. Clyde Holt, Sheriff Wayne L. Jones, Dpy. Michael Oubre,
Dpy. Travis Klibert, Dpy. Tanner Mangano, Cpl. Sammy Arcuri

Dpy. Michael Oubre has been with the St. John Sheriff’s Office since July 2006 assigned to Corrections, Dpy. Travis Klibert since Nov. 2005 assigned to Corrections, Dpy. Tanner Mangano since Sept. 2006 assigned to Corrections, Cpl. Sammy Arcuri began July 1996 as a civil process officer and is now assigned as a Court Balif.

Also attending this session was Dpy. Sherri Wallace, not pictured, began May 2005 and is assigned to Corrections.

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Deputy’s Gordon Jeffcoat, Tanner Mangano, and Sammy Arcuri with Sheriff Jones

Individual achievements given during this session were Dpy. Sammy Arcuri, Academic Award; Dpy. Tanner Mangano, Commitment to Excellence Award; Dpy. Gordon Jeffcoat, Class Commander.

The 17 week nightly training course featured instructions in firearms, physical fitness, Louisiana Criminal Law, Traffic Laws, Report Writing, Interview and Interrogations, and General Investigations.