Every Thursday, April 25th – June 27th, 2019
5:45 p.m.  to  9:00 p.m.
Patrol Headquarters
122 Deputy Barton Granier Drive,  LaPlace

** 2019 ACADEMY  **

Applications are available at

Corrections on Barton Granier Drive and the SJSO in the Percy Hebert Building

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 first Citizens Academybeginning 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.

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

You Will Learn About

Class size is limited.   Click Here To download application and register before the April 5th deadline.  Complete the application and return in person or by mail to:

Return in Person to:
 Bernell Charles, Sr.
SJSO, 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  70069

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