Subscribe to News & Recongnition

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

Amber Alert Issued by La State Police

Thursday, January 8, 2004

Louisiana State Police have issued a statewide Amber Alert generating from Northwest Louisiana - Shreveport, for 31-year-old Jerry William Jones who is suspected in the abduction of three children in Georgia (two daughters and one former step-daughter) and in the deaths of four people in Georgia.

Jones was believed to have been spotted in the Shreveport area around noon on Thursday, driving a maroon or red 1991 Ford Explorer, GA Plate 730YV.

If you see this vehicle, please contact your local law enforcement agency or the LA State Police.