Public Saftey Expo
Date: Saturday, 05/10/2014
Location: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center
Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is inviting the public to join the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office and more than 30 other public service agencies this Saturday at the 4th Annual Bayou Region Public Safety Expo in Houma. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, located at 346 Civic Center Boulevard in Houma.
This event is FREE to the public, and there will be information and demonstrations for all ages. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will display many high-tech tools used on a daily basis in keeping the citizens of Lafourche Parish safe. Citizens can get a first-hand look at the Mobile Command Vehicle used at major events and incidents throughout the parish, as well as the Crime Scene Unit which features state-of-the-art equipment detectives use during crime scene investigations. Several vehicles used in daily patrols will be on display, including cars, motorcycles, bicycles, and even a boat utilized by LPSO Water Patrol. LPSO D.A.R.E. officers will also be hand with valuable information for children and parents alike.
Over 30 public agencies from Lafourche and Terrebonne, including law enforcement, fire, medical and emergency preparedness, will be on hand displaying similar equipment and vehicles such as helicopters, tactical equipment, ambulances, fire trucks and much more. Other activities at the expo include K-9 demonstrations, equipment demonstrations, safety demonstrations, interactive training tools, and child safety seat inspections. Food and drinks will also be available.