Every Thursday, April 23 – June 25, 2020
5:45 to 9 p.m.
Patrol Headquarters
122 Deputy Barton Granier Drive, LaPlace 

**Registration deadline is April 13, 2020**

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 annual 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.

In our Citizens Academy, you will learn about the following:

  • 911 and Community/Public Relations
  • Uniform Patrol Division Training 
  • K-9
  • Traffic Division
  • Reserve Division
  • Criminal Investigations Division
  • Narcotics/Special Operations Division
  • Crisis Management Unit
  • Fleet Management
  • Information Technology / Records
  • Internal Affairs & Polygraphy
  • Corrections & Correctional Facility
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Training Division & Firearm Simulator
  • Human Resources & Administrative Services

Class size is limited. To register before the April 13 deadline, complete and return the application.  Once completed, return in person or by mail to:

Return in Person to:
 Bernell Charles, Sr.
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  70068

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