Investigations

Captain Todd Charlet, Commander

Detectives
are called out to investigate major crimes that are reported to the Sheriff's Office. They are specially trained to conduct initial and follow-up investigations, and have the knowledge, skills, training and experience to process crime scenes, collect and preserve evidence of a crime, and prepare cases for court. To contact a detective, please call (985) 532-4320.

Juvenile Detectives are specially trained in the investigation of crimes which are committed by or against juveniles. It is their responsibility to conduct initial, primary, and follow-up investigations on both misdemeanor and felony investigations. To contact a juvenile detective, please call (985) 532-4320.

Narcotics Agents investigate all narcotics-related violations. Agents are trained in case management, undercover, informant control, surveillance, and other related investigative techniques. Our agents are part of a the collective Lafourche Parish Drug Task Force, which includes agents from other law enforcement agencies throughout the parish. To contact a narcotics agent, please call (985) 532-4362.

The Crime Analysis Section collects and analyzes raw data from police reports in order to identify areas of the parish which may need special patrols or may benefit from crime-prevention techniques. The data is also used to help forecast crimes, as well as for for neighborhood watch programs and other applications. To contact this section, please call (985) 532-4320

The Evidence Section catalogs and stores evidence of crimes for safekeeping and court proceedings. To contact our evidence section, please call (985) 532-4320.