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TPSO promotes Wesley to Director of Inmate Work Program


July 29, 2022

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Tim Soignet is very pleased to announce the promotion of Tige Wesley, current 1st Lieutenant with the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, to the rank of Captain, and Director of the Inmate Work Program.

Captain Tige Wesley will be responsible for the day-to-day supervision and operation of Inmate Work Crews, Major Construction Projects, and Community Service Developments. Captain Tige Wesley has also been a vital part of the reconstruction project of the former TPSO Motorpool, which is currently being transitioned into the new Transitional Work Release Program Headquarters.

Captain Tige Wesley is a 27-year veteran of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. During his tour, Captain Wesley began his employment as a Correctional Officer before being transferred to several divisions such as Bailiff, Inmate Transportation, and Inmate Work Crew. In 2012, Captain Wesley achieved the rank of Sergeant, in the Transportation Division, where he served as a supervisor for 3 years, before being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, and command of the Bailiff Division. Captain Wesley was then promoted to 1st Lieutenant over Inmate Work Crew Operations in December of 2020, before being promoted to the rank of Captain in February of 2022.

Sheriff Tim Soignet said, “Captain Wesley has worn many hats during his employment, and has achieved success at each level. He is extremely deserving of the promotion, and I am excited to see what he can achieve in the future.”



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