About the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office employs 345 deputies as well as 90 reserve deputies (volunteers).

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National Honors and Leadership
Under the direction and leadership of Sheriff Craig Webre, the employees of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office have distinguished themselves as leaders in various aspects of law enforcement and public service, earning national honors for the agency as well as individually. Here are some of the national awards and honors we have received.


  • 2005 National Crime Victims Services Award (National Sheriff's Association)
  • Outstanding Victims Services Award (International Association of Chiefs of Police)
  • Sheriff Craig Webre - 2007 President of the National Sheriff's Association
  • Major Todd Diaz - 2003 J. Stannard Baker Award for Highway Safety (National Sheriff's Association)
  • Lt. Lafate Day - 2010 National Explorer Post Advisor of the Year (National Sheriff's Association), 2009 William H. Spurgeon Award Recipient (highest honor in Exploring)
We are Leaders in National Organizations
Employees of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office are encouraged by Sheriff Webre to participate in professional development through state and national organizations. During his tenure, deputies have been elected to state and national offices of professional associations and have received multiple honors and awards. Here is a list of employees currently representing LPSO with positions in state and national organizations.
  • Sheriff Craig Webre - 2014 Vice-President/Vice-Chair of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), and a CALEA Commissioner since ??????
  • Lt. Lafate Day - Represents the Louisiana Association of Crisis Negotiators as a member of the National Committee of Negotiation Agencies (2010-present)
  • Brennan Matherne, PIO - Director of Region 6 for the National Information Officer's Association representing Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico (2013-present)