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Deputy Mary Gerard Named Challenge Coin Winner
Monday, November 16, 2015
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office proudly announces that Mary “MJ” Gerard, a deputy in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center, has been selected as the current winner of the LPSO Corrections Challenge Coin Award. This award recognizes Corrections employees who, through their work ethic and actions, personify the attributes of leadership, creativity, honor, and innovation. The award is unique in that every new winner is selected by the current winner, making it truly a peer-to-peer award.