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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

JDRC Graduates Eleven Cadets

Friday, July 13, 2007

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with the Lafayette Parish School System, is proud to graduate its second class of the Juvenile Day Reporting Center (JDRC). The ceremony will be held on Friday, July 13, 2007 at 10:000AM at the Community Corrections Center located at 100 Poydras Street in Lafayette.

Eight of the eleven cadets will be recognized for outstanding achievement. Awards include Most Improved, Perfect Attendance, Leadership, and Outstanding Cadet. The scheduled presenters are Sergeant Patty Denais and Deputy Dedra Green.

The JDRC program accepts 12-16 year old expelled male students who are willing to put forth effort and make positive changes in their lives. The program consists of daily physical training, the NovaNET Educational System, and social decision-making.

Leah Dishong
Corrections PIO
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
231-6365 ext 25