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 KEEPING YOU INFORMED:
2018 TOP 10 CALLS FOR SERVICE
 
As the chart above indicates, the biggest reason people made calls for service was to report a suspicious person or situation, followed by disturbances/disputes; Juvenile complaints followed, then Domestic Violence reports, and other categories as indicated. The statistics are drawn from calls where a report was actually taken by a deputy.
 
 
Latest TPSO News:
 
  Lt. Allison Zeringue and Sgt. Julio Escobar, after month-long training in Charleston, S.C., are now authorized and empowered to perform immigration-related investigations of individuals booked into the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex. TPSO is one of three law enforcement agencies in Louisiana with personnel certified to perform this special task, which can provide a quicker path toward deportation for persons in the U.S. illegally. LT. Zeringue graduated at the top of the class and was named Valedictorian. These certifications will allow an even closer working relationship between TPSO and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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 TPSO deputies at Rifle Range annual training exercises
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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 OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM 
 
 
 
 
SHERIFF JERRY J. LARPENTER
 
 Jerry Larpenter is a native of Bayou Cane in Terrebonne Parish, and joined the Sheriff’s Office as a patrol deputy, after serving four years as a military police officer and in a Special Forces unit with the U.S. Air Force. He went on to become a detective and to head up the Sheriff’s Office Uniformed Division.

While in that post he was chosen to succeed the late Charlton Rozands as sheriff, and department’s patrol division, in 1987, and was subsequently elected on his own to retain it. Sheriff Larpenter remained in office until 2008, when he ran for a different parish post, and returned in 2012, remaining through the present. In 2018 Sheriff Larpenter announced that he would not be seeking another term.

Among his accomplishments have been playing a key role in development of the parish jail in Ashland, an inmate work program that has provided benefits to the school district, parish government and various non-profits, construction of new quarters for the department’s narcotics division as well as its motor pool, and construction of a new rifle range and regional police training academy.

 

 

 
COL. TERRY DAIGRE
CHIEF DEPUTY 
 

As Chief Deputy, Col. Daigre is the second-highest ranking official in the Sheriff's Office, a position he has earned while rising through the ranks for 23 years, joining after serving in the U.S. Army. His last position before appointment as Chief Deputy was commander of the TPSO Narcotics Division.

Col. Daigre began his law enforcement career -- as many deputies do -- working at the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex, the joined the patrol division. For two decades Col. Daigre served on the Sheriff's SWAT Team, has been a member of the department's Honor Guard, and handled motorcycle patrol and traffic duties. Primarily, however, his experience has been as a detective. He also completed two separate schools involving Active Shooter training.


 
 
 MAJ. MALCOLM WOLFE
 CHIEF OF DETECTIVES 
 
Major Wolfe began his career with TPSO in 1987 as a road patrol deputy, after two years studying Criminal Justice at Nicholls State University.
Within three years he was promoted to detective, and while fulfilling that role became a member of the TPSO SWAT Team. In 2002 Maj. Wolfe became Assistant Chief of Detectives, a position he held until 2008. That was the year he was appointed commander of uniformed division at the rank of Major. 
In 2012 Maj. Wolfe left uniform command and returned to the Detective Division, as Chief of Detectives, a position he continues to hold. 
 
 


 
CAPT. PETER GUIDRY
PATROL COMMANDER