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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

Deputy Myers Receives VFW Award

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office are proud to announce that Deputy Joey Myers has received the Veteran of Foreign Wars Life Saving Award. Deputy Myers was recognized for performing CPR to save the life of a fellow citizen on April 6, 2002. The award reads “In grateful recognition and sincere appreciation of your prompt life-saving action while protecting others in the line of duty. Your timely action, resulting in saving the life of another, is one of the highest obligations to humanity. Your guardianship will long serve as an inspiration to others in your community, and especially the Veterans of Foreign Wars.” Congratulations!

Donna Delahoussaye
Media Relations/Projects Coordinator
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office