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911 Operators are Celebrated This Week

911 Operators are Celebrated This Week

In observance of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week April 12-18, Sheriff MikeTregre and the SJSO would like to send a huge shout out to St. John Parish’s personnel at the front line of helping people in need. These 911 operators work diligently to serve the...

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Operation Bunny Hop a Success

Operation Bunny Hop a Success

COVID-19 did not stop the Easter Bunny from spreading some holiday cheer with residents of St. John Parish April 11, 2020 during Operation Bunny Hop.Sheriff Mike Tregre and the SJSO’s friendly rabbits, went on a ride-along with officers through several neighborhoods,...

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Timeline for the 2019 Tax Sale under Review

Timeline for the 2019 Tax Sale under Review

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Sheriff Mike Tregre is reviewing the timeline for the 2019 tax sale currently set for May 27, 2020. The St. John the Baptist Sheriff’s Office will post any updates to that timeline on its website, www.stjohnsheriff.org, and Facebook...

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K9 Unit Visits with DG Club

K9 Unit Visits with DG Club

Deputy Ben Teekell and K9 Turbo were special guests at the SJSO Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club’s meeting March 4, 2020 at Patrol Headquarters in LaPlace. Deputy Teekell talked about he and Turbo’s job -- to find illegal drugs. Deputy Teekell also led Turbo in a...

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SJSO Celebrates Read Across America With Students

SJSO Celebrates Read Across America With Students

In celebration of National Read Across America March 2, Sheriff Mike Tregre and several fellow officers enjoyed reading to students at local elementary schools. Sheriff Tregre read “Delilah’s Delightful Dream,” a story about respecting others, cooperation and...

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Jail Ministry Provides Spiritual Care to Inmates

Jail Ministry Provides Spiritual Care to Inmates

Each week, Rev. Ernest August and volunteer ministers from local churches strive to bring light into the darkness of jail. Each week, these ministers meet with inmates, offering them hope and healing. They pray for lives to be changed, for hope to be restored, and for...

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Crime Scene Officers Present Lesson for Cub Scouts

Crime Scene Officers Present Lesson for Cub Scouts

Crime scene officers captured the attention of several Cub Scouts last week when they led a lesson in crime scene investigation for members of Bear Pack 93 and 318 at Patrol Headquarters in LaPlace.Fingerprints and DNA play a key role in solving crimes and catching...

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