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.

2023 Officer of the Year - Demond Memminger

Det. Sgt. Demond Memminger, 2023 Officer of the Year, with Sheriff Mike Tregre and sponsor Nick Richard of Geaux Chevrolet

Your Career with SJPSO

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

Public Safety Complex Opens in Wallace

A public safety complex was built in Wallace to increase police, fire and medical presence on the west bank.

SJSO's SWAT Tactical Training Facility

The SJSO’s SWAT team trains in its new tactical facility buit in memory of Captain Octavio “Ox” Gonzalez.

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

2024 Citizens Academy Registration Available


SJPSO Training & SWAT Facilities

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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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Click link to view St. John arrests of June 11, 2024.
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Captain Lisa Dorris graduates from the FBI Academy.

Captain Lisa Dorris of the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office is now part of an elite group of law enforcement officials after successfully completing training at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. Captain Dorris was among 201 law enforcement officers from throughout the world who completed the rigorous 10-week training and graduated from the 290th session on June 6, 2024.

The invitation-only training is attended by leaders of state, local, federal, and international law enforcement agencies. Participants are selected through a nomination process conducted by their respective agency.

Captain Dorris, a SJSO officer for 10 years, joined other officers in a variety of classes including Communication Skills for Law Enforcement Leaders, Critical Incident leadership, Decision-Making, Fitness in Law Enforcement, Effective Writing, Leadership in Investigative Strategies for Violent Crime, and Behavioral Science for Law Enforcement Leadership.

Captain Dorris serves the SJSO Patrol Division.

Other current officers at SJSO who have graduated from the FBI National Academy are Sheriff Mike Tregre, Captain Chip Wale, Captain Greg Baker, Captain David Lozano, Captain Brandon Barlow, Lt. Troy Cassioppi, and Lt. Carolina Pineda.
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office
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Click link to view St. John arrests of June 10, 2024.
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On Wednesday June 5, 2024 at approximately 12:45 PM, St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to someone shooting a firearm inside residence in the 1500 block of Belle Point Blvd in LaPlace. Upon arrival deputies located a male in the residence whom had been shot. Emergency medical services arrived on scene and transported the victim to University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The victim has been identified as Tyreik Jackson, 24, of LaPlace.
Based on the information, witness statements, and camera footage, detectives have made the following arrest. Mehki Collins, 21, of LaPlace for Principal to 2nd Degree Murder, and Benjamin Jackson, 22, of LaPlace for Principal to 2nd Degree Murder was also arrested. Anyone who may have information pertaining to the homicide is encouraged to call the Criminal Investigations Division (Lt. Joe Rosa) at 504-494-2752, (Sgt. Byron Smith) 504-494-3696, the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at or contact CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111.