Chief Criminal Deputy
The Criminal Division oversees the activity of all enforcement officers at the Sheriff’s Office. Through the Criminal Division, sworn deputies provide peace and security of all residents and visitors of West Feliciana Parish. The primary functions of the Criminal Division are to respond to citizen’s calls for assistance, enforce traffic laws, investigate crimes, promote crime prevention through public education, maintain a safe and secure detention facility, operate an efficient 9-1-1 Dispatch Center, complete and maintain quality reports, and to track and store evidence. In addition to investigations, the Criminal Division processes crime scenes and conducts surveillance and undercover operations. The Criminal Division also maintains the database on all sexual predator and offenders that reside within the parish. Other special units and programs under the umbrella of the Criminal Division include the Narcotics Division, the Special Crisis Response Team, the D.A.R.E program, the Crisis Response Program, and the Homeland Security Division. The Criminal Division also focuses on improving internal and multi-jurisdictional communications through continual information and knowledge sharing.