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 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
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
1801 West Airline Hwy.
LaPlace, Louisiana 70068
Phone (985) 652-9513
Emergency: Dial 911
Sheriff Michael Tregre
SJPSO Training & SWAT Facilities
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