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.
Captain Charles “Chip” Wale III receives Valor Award
Captain Charles “Chip” Wale III was named the 2020 recipient of the Louisiana Sheriffs Association’s Deputy Sheriff Valor Award. Michael Ranatza, executive director of the Louisiana Sheriffs Association, presents the award to Wale.
SWAT & Citizens Academy
SWAT members and Citizens Academy participants participate in a demonstration of a non-electric initiation signal used for an explosive breach. The shock tube is hollow and contains a thin layer of energetic material that allows for the transfer of a signal via shock wave, which is the flash seen.
St John the Baptist Parish
1801 West Airline Hwy.
LaPlace, Louisiana 70068
Phone (985) 652-9513
Emergency: Dial 911
Sheriff Michael Tregre
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