February 17, 2023
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Tim Soignet is very pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Cobb, current Detective Lieutenant with the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, to the rank of Captain, and Asst. Warden of Operations.
Captain Chris Cobb will be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of corrections staff, the inmate population, and operations of the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex.
Captain Chris Cobb is a 20-year veteran of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. During his tenure, Captain Cobb began his employment as a Correctional Officer before being promoted to the ranks of Corporal, Sergeant, and Shift Commander/Lieutenant within the Corrections Division. In 2010, Captain Cobb was reassigned to the Patrol Division, where he again moved through the ranks of Corporal, Sergeant, and Shift Commander/Lieutenant, until his departure from patrol operations. In 2016, Captain Cobb was selected to join the Investigations Division, where he was later assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit, before assisting the Command Staff with the creating and implementation of the current Criminal Intelligence Unit. During Captain Cobb’s time in the Criminal Intelligence Unit, he received extensive training in the area of Gang Investigations, which proved vital to the documentation, arrest, and prosecution of numerous violent offenders.
Captain Chris Cobb was also a proud member of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, where he served for over 2 years as a SWAT Operator, before his recent departure.
Sheriff Tim Soignet said, “Captain Cobb has shown his ability to achieve growth and success at each level of his assignments, and I know this promotion will be no different. His extensive knowledge in the area of Criminal and Gang Investigations will be of huge benefit to the community and this agency in his recently achieved position. He is extremely deserving of this promotion, and I am excited to see what he can achieve in the future.”