Every Thursday, April 26th – June 28th, 2018
5:45 p.m.  to  9:00 p.m.
Patrol Headquarters
122 Deputy Barton Granier Drive,  LaPlace


Applications are available at 

Corrections on Barton Granier Drive and the SJSO in the Percy Hebert Building

      Community involvement plays a crucial role in fighting crime and developing relationships between citizens and law enforcement.  To strengthen partnerships between the community and the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Mike Tregre will host the first Citizens Academy beginning in April. This FREE program is open to the public. It provides participants with an insider’s view of the operations of the Sheriff’s Office in a relaxed and interactive setting.

       Applicants must be at least 21 years old and live or work in St. John the Baptist Parish.


You Will Learn About

 911 and Community/Public Relations                  Fleet Management

 Uniform Patrol Division                                      Training, Information Technology

 K-9                                                                   Internal Affairs, Polygraph

 Traffic                                                               Correctional Facility

 Reserve Division                                               Sex Offender Registry

 Criminal Investigations Division                         Crime Scene Investigations

 Narcotics/Special Operations Division                 Firearm Simulator

 Crisis Management Unit                                     Human Resources, Administrative Services


Class size is limited.   Click Here To download application and register before the April 6th deadline.  Complete the application and return in person or by mail to:


Return in Person to:
 Bernell Charles, Sr.
SJSO, Percy Hebert Building
1801 W. Airline Hwy.
LaPlace, LA  70068
Mail to:
 Bernell Charles, Sr.
St John Sheriff’s Office
PO Box 1600
LaPlace, LA  70069

Background check is required, and applicants must pledge to attend all classes. Participants will be notified on acceptance into the academy.

                                                  For more information call: 985.359.8685