Three St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were among 19 graduates of the Peace Officer Standards and Training program (POST) Class 119 conducted by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Training Academy in Thibodaux. The 15-week program included training in firearms, physical fitness, Louisiana criminal and traffic law, writing reports, conducting interrogations and general investigative techniques.

Deputies Cortney McClelland, Tiffany Richard and Jarvis Thomas were recognized as certified Peace Officers March 16, 2022 during POST graduation at the Moses Community Center in Thibodaux. Deputy McClelland was selected as the class speaker.

Sheriff Mike Tregre said he is proud of these POST graduates for the successful completion of this rigorous and intense training.