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Welcome to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office News and Recognition page. This section will be used to inform the public about Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office activities and awards as well as provide information about various public safety issues.


Press Releases

Sheriff Neustrom Partners With VITA

Monday, February 25, 2002

Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office are proud to announce a partnership with the VITA Adult Literacy Program. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office will provide a room and computers at the Community Training Center (111 S. St Antoine Street) for VITA students to improve their reading skills. VITA will provide the tutors, software and other materials for the program. Sheriff Neustrom stated, “This partnership is a great example of community policing - Law enforcement working with the community to provide opportunities for a better lifestyle. VITA has a proven rate of success in this community and we are proud to have the opportunity to partner with their program. We encourage anyone interested in volunteering to tutor, or anyone who would like to improve their reading skills to contact VITA at 234-4600.”