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Officers Graduate from POST Academy

Officers Graduate from POST Academy

Three St. John Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were among 19 graduates of the Peace Officer Standards and Training program (POST) Class 119 conducted by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Training Academy in Thibodaux. The 15-week program included training in firearms,...

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SJSO Joins Read Across America

SJSO Joins Read Across America

In celebration of National Read Across America, Sheriff Mike Tregre and several fellow officers enjoyed reading and speaking to students at local elementary schools March 17-18, 2022. Sheriff Tregre read “Delilah’s Delightful Dream,” a story about respecting others...

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GED Program Underway

GED Program Underway

Several men at the Sherman Walker Correctional Facility in LaPlace are now going to school with the hope of getting their high school diploma. After having to cancel the program in 2020-21 because of COVID-19, the SJSO began in February another General Education...

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Det. Henry Receives Service Before Self Award

Det. Henry Receives Service Before Self Award

Det. Keniel Henry, an officer with the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office Special Operations Division, was honored with the top award, Service Before Self, during a recognition ceremony March 8, 2022 presented by the citizen-led volunteer nonprofit organization, Beyond...

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SJSO Hosts Advanced Breaching Course

SJSO Hosts Advanced Breaching Course

The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team hosted in February an Advanced Kinetic Breaching Course in the areas of the LaPlace, Reserve, and Edgard housing developments, ahead of the scheduled demolition of these complexes. Multiple law enforcement agencies...

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SJSO Donates to Local Charities

SJSO Donates to Local Charities

Sheriff Mike Tregre and the St. John Sheriff's Office Employees Club were excited to raise more than $2,000 during No Shave November and December when several officers paid a fee to grow beards and others donated money to the cause. Proceeds benefited Perry's Posse, a...

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Hoopin’ It Up with St. Joan of Arc

Hoopin’ It Up with St. Joan of Arc

Sheriff Mike Tregre and several officers were excited to participate in a fun basketball game with the middle school basketball team February 4, 2022 at St. Joan of Arc School in LaPlace as part of activities to celebrate Catholic Schools Week. St. Joan of Arc held...

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Domestic Violence Investigation Seminar Held

Domestic Violence Investigation Seminar Held

The St. John Sheriff’s Office hosted a seminar on domestic violence investigation February 1, 2022 at the Lloyd B. Johnson Law Enforcement Training Center in LaPlace. Several officers from the New Orleans and Baton Rouge area attended the program, “Protecting...

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SJSO Honors Officers

Det. Sgt. Jonathan Walker was named 2021 Officer of the Year by the St. John Sheriff’s Office during the eighth Officer of the Year Awards Ceremony January 13, 2022 at the Lloyd B. Johnson Law Enforcement Training Center in LaPlace. Sgt. Walker, a member of SWAT, was...

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